116th Texas Grain & Feed Association
Annual Meeting and EXPO

Lessons From the River
San Antonio, Texas - April 9- 11, 2014


 
                                                                                   
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2014 Agenda
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
 
6:00 am – 10:00 am                Embassy Suites Breakfast (1st Floor)

8:00 am – 10:30 am                New Director Breakfast, Orientation and Board Meetin (Aztec Room)

8:00 am – 5:00 pm                  Activities
                                                            Golf Tournament (The Quarry) 
                                                            Sponsored by Texas Mutual Insurance,
                                                            Zinpro Corporation, W.H. Nigh & Co. Inc.,
                                                            Nutra Blend Inc. and Will Dalton
                                                            Sporting Clays (The National Shooting Complex)
                                                            Sponsored by Repete Corp,The Essmueller Company,
                                                            ADM Grain, White Bag Company and Calvert Fletcher 


1:00 pm – 5:00 pm                 Setup of EXPO - (Majestic A&B and Prefunction 1 Rooms)

5:30 pm – 7:00 pm                 Opening Reception - (Majestic A&B and Prefunction 1 Rooms)    
                                                            Sponsored by JD Heiskell & Company,
                                                            Texas Ag Coop Trust and Cargill Inc.


7:00 pm                                               Past Presidents/Chairmen Dinner - Invitation Only
                                                            (Bohanan’s - 219 E. Houston St.)
                                                            Sponsored by Texas Grain Sorghum Producers Association 
                                                            and Louis Dreyfus Commodities LLC
 
Thursday, April 10, 2014
 
6:00 am – 8:00 am                  Embassy Breakfast (1st Floor)

8:00 am – 5:00 pm                  Spouses Breakfast & Tour to Fredericksburg (Meet in Lobby)
                                                           Sponsored by Zinpro Corporation, W.H. Nigh & Co. Inc.
                                                           and Lyssy & Eckel Inc.
 
           
8:00 am – 10:00 am    Opening General Session (Majestic C)
                                                            Sponsored by Texas Ag Coop Trust,
                                                           
Animal Science Products 
                                                            and Lansing Trade Group LLC
                                               
                                                Welcome to the 116th Annual Meeting
                                                Dean McIntosh - Chairman
                                                J.D. Heiskell & Co, Amarillo
                                                                                            
                                                Food Safety Modernization Act
                                                Leah Wilkinson - Director of Ingredients, Pet Food & State Affairs
                                                American Feed Industry Association, Washington, DC
 
                                                Agriculture - Trends, Topics & Tomorrow
                                                Damian Mason - Keynote Speaker
                                                Huntington, IN
 
10:00 am – 12:00 pm     Breakouts
                                               Sponsored by BNSF, Attebury Grain LLC,
                                               Texas Cotton Ginners Trust, Lansing Trade Group LLC,
                                               Texas Agribusiness Insurance, Sioux Steel Company, C-TEC,
                                               United Agricultural Cooperative, Zinpro Corporation,
                                               Lone Star Agribusiness, Wheeler Brothers Grain Co.
                                               and Marshall Minerals Inc.

 
                                                Ranch Nutrition - What Customers Need (Majestic C)
                                                Dr. Rick Machen - Texas Agrilife Extension Service 
                                                Uvalde, TX
 
                                                Obamacare & You (Texas A)
                                                Kim Holcomb - Texas Ag Coop Trust 
                                                Lubbock, TX
 
10:00 am – 12:00 pm              Breakouts Continued
                                               
                                                Combustible Dust Workshop (Aztec Room)
                                                Kansas State University
                                                Dr. Kingsley Ambrose, Heather Cook, Dr. Carlos Campabadal,
                                                Brandi Miller
                                               
10:00 am – 5:00 pm                EXPO Hours

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm               Lunch in the Exhibits - (Majestic A&B and Prefunction 1 Rooms)
                                                          Sponsored by The Nay Company, Westway Feed Products,
                                                          Martindale Feed Mill, Muenster Milling Co.,
                                                          Sioux Steel Company, Jupe Feeds Inc., Hoffmann Inc. 
                                                          and TAPCO Inc.


1:00 pm – 3:00 pm                 Combustible Dust Workshop Continued (Aztec Room)

5:30 pm – 7:00 pm                 Embassy Suites Reception (1st Floor)

7:00 pm                                   Evening Free on the Riverwalk
 
Friday, April 11, 2014
 
6:00 am – 8:00 am                  Embassy Suites Breakfast (1st Floor)

8:00 am – 10:00 am                General Session (Majestic C) 
                                                            Sponsored by Ag Workers Group of Companies
                                                            and Frank Bailey Grain Co.
 
                                                Chairman’s Address - Answering the Demand
                                                Dean McIntosh, Chairman
                                                J.D. Heiskell, Amarillo
 
                                                President’s Report
                                                Ben Boerner, CAE, President
                                                TGFA, Fort Worth
 
                                                Election of Officers & Directors
 
                                                Sustainability - Implications for the Grain & Feed Industry
                                                Nikki Richardson, Associate Director - Reputation Management
                                                National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, Washington, DC
 
10:00 am – 12:00 pm              EXPO Hours

12:00 pm – 2:00 pm               Lone Star Luncheon (Majestic C)
                                                            Sponsored by Texas Mutual Insurance and Cargill Inc.
 
                                                Lessons From the River
                                                Rebecca Lawton
                                                Vineberg, CA
 
                                                Installment of the 35th Lone Star Award Recipient

 
 
 
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