BARABOO, Wis. — Equity Cooperative Livestock Sales Association depends on its members. Producer-members play a vital role in the cooperative’s continued strength and sustainability in our communities. Equity Livestock is hosting 10 annual district meetings in March. The meeting agenda includes information about Equity’s 2019 operations and financial status, a review of the past year, and marketing tips from local market managers. This year guest speakers will be the Wisconsin Beef Council and Iowa Beef Industry Council and the topic will be Checking in on the Checkoff – What Your Dollar Does. At the Bonduel/Marion, Sparta, Arlington/Johnson Creek, and Waukon annual district meetings, there will be elections for regional board of director positions.
“Equity Cooperative values our member relationships,” says Curt Larson, President/CEO. “We are committed to serving our members and working together with local, state and national organizations to stay informed and educated on topics that aid Equity in meeting members’ needs. Please join us at one of the meetings listed below.”
Registration begins at 11 a.m. for the six lunch meetings, and at 7 p.m. for the four evening meetings. Election districts are indicated with an (*) asterisk.
*Friday, March 13 – Bonduel/Marion – The Gathering, 2600 E. Richmond St., Shawano, 11 a.m.
Monday, March 16 – Altoona/Barron – Holiday Inn South, 4751 Owen Ayres Ct, Eau Claire, 11 a.m.
*Monday, March 16 – Sparta – Jake’s Northwoods, 1132 Angelo Road, Sparta, 7 p.m.
Tuesday, March 17 – Monroe – Turner Hall, 1217 17th Avenue, Monroe, 11 a.m.
*Tuesday, March 17 – Arlington/Johnson Creek – Hi-Way Harry’s, 710 Glover Lane, Johnson Creek, 7 p.m.
*Wednesday, March 18 – Waukon – Old Rossville Store, 851 Volney Rd., Waukon, Iowa, 11 a.m.
Wednesday, March 18 – Richland Center – Ramada by Wyndham, 1450 Veterans Dr. , Richland Center, 7 p.m.
Thursday, March 19 – Lomira – Radisson, 625 W Rolling Meadows Dr., Fond du Lac, 11 a.m.
Thursday, March 19 – Reedsville – Cobblestone Creek Supper Club, 740 W. Ryan Dr., Brillion, 7 p.m.
Friday, March 20 – Stratford – Country Aire, 118600 County Road P, Stratford, 11 a.m.
Equity Cooperative Livestock Sales Association is a federated cooperative with its corporate office in Baraboo. Equity operates 13 locations and services producers in Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, South Dakota and Wisconsin. Equity assists producers with the marketing, managing and financing of their agricultural business.
–Equity Cooperative Livestock Sales Association