ST. JOSPEH, Mo. — Set your sights on Salt Lake and come explore a weekend of new avenues and opportunities to maximize your mindset and expand your knowledge. The 2022 Angus Convention will be held in Salt Lake City, November 4-7. The convention annually provides Angus enthusiasts the opportunity for networking, educational experiences, and exciting entertainment. Each of this year’s attendees can enter to be the lucky winner of two incredible giveaway items.
“This year’s Angus convention provides the unique opportunity for Angus producers and commercial cattlemen to join together,” said Mark McCully, American Angus Association chief executive officer. “Not only will the event feature innovative and industry-relevant educational sessions, but our generous partners offer two lucky attendees the chance to take home exceptional giveaways.”
It’s said that nothing runs like a Deere and the winner of our leadoff giveaway item could experience that first-hand in a John Deere XUV835M Gator. Featuring a three-person cock pit, power steering, a 54 horsepower engine, 2,000 lb. towing capacity, 1,000 lb. cargo box capacity, and speeds up to 45 mph, this workhorse is valued at $19,469.
Equally impressive, the second giveaway item is a Priefert Complete Cattle Handling System, valued at $42,244. The corral features a solid sweep with a straight working alley, adjustable to one of four widths, leading to a Priefert Model S04 Squeeze Chute. The set-up is equipped with a Tru-Test by Datamars Livestock complete weight and water management solution, an electronic identification reader and much more. Included in the extensive package is a Priefert Sheeted Sweep Corral System for 35 head, 35’ adjustable alley, and Priefert’s Model S04 Squeeze Chute. Also included is a Tru-Test XR5000 Scale Indicator, HD5T Load Bars with mounting brackets, XRS2 EID Stick Reader, Premium ID Tag Package, WaterWell 2 Automatic Waterer, and Thermal Earth Tube. This package is sure to help the winner explore new progress on their operation.
“We understand it’s vital for our breeders to work in the most effective and efficient manner possible, and these giveaway items allow just that,” McCully said. “Each winner will be able to take these tools home and use them to improve their operation.”
Angus Convention is the annual highlight event for the American Angus Association and includes keynote speakers, breakout sessions, entertainment and a trade show. In addition, the business of the Association will be conducted during the 139th Annual Convention of Delegates.
For more information about Angus Convention, including registration and a complete schedule, visit angusconvention.com. Registration remains open until the day of the event.
–Briley Richard, Angus Communications