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NEW YORK PORK PRODUCERS-ANNUAL MEETING
NEW YORK PORK PRODUCERS
Girl Carnivore, Kita Roberts-Guest Speaker
Topic: “My Experiences in American Agriculture & Social Marketing”
On Saturday, February 10th, New York Pork Producers will hold its 2018 Annual Meeting at the Pembroke Community Center 116 East Main St. (Route 33) Corfu, NY 14036. Producers as well as youth, involved in hog production, are invited and encouraged to attend. Cost is $10.00 for adults and $5.00 youth under the age of 18, can be paid at the door.
Pre-Registration is encouraged and all registrations received by February 2
will be eligible for the door prize.
To Pre-Register: Fill out the online registration form and submit. 2018 Annual Registration Form.
Or call: Krista at (716) 697-3031
Please leave your name, phone number, number attending and
if you will be taking the adult PQA+ training or the Youth YQCA training.
Beginning with registration at 8:00 AM, this one-day meeting will feature a trade show, informational speakers, a silent auction and an excellent pork buffet sponsored by Pork Check Off. The New York Pork Producers’ Annual Members Meeting will follow this event.
The silent auction always includes interesting, useful and fun items. A spirit of friendly competition reigns as participants enjoy bidding against each other.
Donations for the silent auction are open to everyone and are greatly appreciated!
Don’t forget to mark your calendar for February 10th for the chance to network with fellow producers, “win” something fun at the silent auction, have a delicious meal and take home some practical advice from these swine industry experts.
Any youth that plans on participating in the 2018 ESYS Contest will get 2 points for attending this meeting and 1 point for bringing a silent auction item.
8:00 am Registration, Trade Show, and Silent Auction Begins
8:30 am Welcome and Introductions
8:45 am “My Experiences in American Agriculture & Social Marketing 10” – Kita Roberts
10:30 am National Pork Board Update – John Heins
11:00 am National Pork Producers Council Update – Craig Boelling
11:30 am Blessing and Lunch – Sponsored by Pork Checkoff
…Silent Auction Bidding…
12:30 pm Where can your pork be processed? – Mackenzie Waro
1:00 pm Embracing Local Markets /Agritourism / Niche Opportunities
1:30 pm New York Grown & Certified Program – NYS Dept. of Ag & Markets
2:00 pm Photo and Social Media Marketing Tips with Kita Roberts
3:00 pm Silent Auction Closed
(Please check any item you bid on and proceed to registration table for payment)
3:00 pm PQA training / YQCA training
4:00 pm NYPP Annual Member Meeting
NYPP Board of Directors Meeting immediately following Member Meeting