PNW Section SRM Spring Meeting and Roots of Resilience Grazing Conference, Pendleton, OR, 2022

When: May 24-26, 2022

Where:

  • Pendleton Convention Center, 1601 Westgate
  • Happy Canyon Arena, Pendleton Roundup, 1330 SW Court Ave.

Register here by May 10 to assure lunch

Agenda:

May 24 Pacific Northwest SRM – Pendleton Convention Center (PCC)

Noon – PNW SRM Advisory Council   Room #7 PCC

1 PM – PNW SRM Board of Directors Room #7 PCC

4 PM – Student Poster Set up – Silent Auction Set up *

5 PM – No Host Social Begins – Silent Auction Begins *6 PM – Student Presentations – Heavy Hors d’oeuvres


May 25 Grazing Conference – Pendleton Convention Center and Happy Canyon Arena

8 AM Dave Pratt – Emeritus Ranching for Profit . Three Secrets to Increasing Profit

Noon – Deli Luncheon- Main Hall PCC

1-5 PM- Chris Schachtschneider OSU. Low Stress Livestock Handling-Happy Canyon Arena


May 26-Classroom and Field Practical with Nicole Masters – Lions Club Gardena School-152 Gardena School Road Touchet, WA (1 hour north of Pendleton)

9 AM-1 PM Nicole Masters-Integrity Soils Agrologist. Soil Health on Crop and Grazing Lands

1 PM-Lunch-Walla Walla Community College Food Truck at Gardena School

  • Beef donated by Cheryl and Robert Cosner DBA Dry Creek Ranch 
  • Beans donated by Sarah and Dan McClure DBA Tumac Farms/Walla Walla Organics

2-5 PM – Field Practical with Nicole Masters and hosts Sarah and Dan McClure Tumac Farms/Walla Walla Organics 1576 Gardena Rd/2994 Barney Road Touchet, WA 99360 (2 miles east of Gardena School classroom)

Turn north on gravel field road, follow it down the hill to the farm shop where the field day will begin.


Carpool from Pendleton to field site with cohorts.  Comfort Stations onsite.  Please bring reusable water container and chair if you need one for the field practical.

See Roots of Resilience non-profit website for more speaker details and 

Registration:  Grazing Conference 2022 — Roots of Resilience

This event is a major fund raiser for Roots of Resilience non-profits’


New Cowgirl Camp, New Rancher Camp, and Veterans New Rancher Camp

– more details on website Grazing Conference 2022 — Roots of Resilience


*Silent auction benefits PNW SRM college student travel and the endowment fund


College Student Participation Scholarship Dollars have been contributed by a donor in the amount of $2000.  College advisers are asked to provide a list of students participating in one or both days of the grazing conference May 25-26 prior to April 30. Email to Andrea Mann .

Funds will be distributed proportionately, up to student registration cost of $97-197, among the students based on participation and available funding.  Distribution will be made shortly after the students have provided a summary of their experiences to their advisors.  These summaries will be posted in the PNW SRM newsletter and RoR website and outreach materials.


Register here by May 10 to assure lunch

Early registration – cutoff date May 9

2 -day – $297 US Dollars

1 -day – $167 US Dollars

Regular registration

2- day – $397 US Dollars

1- day – $217 US Dollars

Student

2- day – $197 US Dollars

1- day – $  97 US Dollars

block of rooms has been reserved for May 24-25 under “Roots of Resilience” at Oxford Suites, 2400 Court Street, Pendleton in the amount of $96+ US per night for a room with two queen beds or one king bed.  Call 541.276.6000


Vaccinations, Social Distancing, and Masks for entire conference and field practical are Highly Recommended  by local Health Districts.

  • Please wear field attire appropriate for all types of weather and walking conditions.  
  • Bring a reusable water bottle and chair if you would like one for the field practical.
  • Advise if you have dietary needs for lunches.

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