49th ANNUAL CYFEA STATE INSTITUTE

January 25 – 28, 2018

Omni Interlocken Hotel & Resort

500 Interlocken Drive, Broomfield, Colorado

MEETING PROGRAM AGENDA 

 

THURSDAY, JANUARY 25th

 COLORADO FARM SHOW – ISLAND GROVE REGIONAL PARK, GREELEY

9:00am – 12:00pm           Ag Outlook and Strategy Forum (Events Center)
                                                Brent Young, Regional Extension Specialist, CSU Agriculture & Business Management

11:30am – 1:00pm           CYFEA and CVATA Luncheon – Ticketed Event (4-H Building Upstairs) 
                                                Stop by the CYFEA booth (#96, Exhibition Building) and ask for your lunch ticket!
                                                Sponsored by:  2018 CO Farm Show                                        

 1:30pm – 2:30pm              Farm Safely – First Responder:  What You Need to Know (Events Center)
                                                Mike Gavin, Fort Collins Fire Department’s Emergency Manager  

 1:30pm – 2:30pm              Annie’s Project – Empowering Women in Agriculture (Events Center)
                                                Kelly Huenink, Ag Business Management, Northeastern Junior College

 2:45pm – 3:45pm              CYFEA’s “Call to Action”:  Ag Values and Train the Trainer (Events Center)   
                                                Dr. Kellie Enns and Dr. Michael Martin, Ag and Business     Management, Colorado State University

 3:45pm – 4:00pm              FARM SHOW WRAP UP & DOOR PRIZE DRAWINGS
                                                Sponsored by:   Colorado Farm Show

 

OMNI INTERLOCKEN HOTEL & RESORT – BROOMFIELD

 5:00pm – 6:00pm              2018 INSTITUTE PLANNING COMMITTEE MEETING (Main Level TBD)

 6:00pm – 7:30pm              2018 SI REGISTRATION (Tap Room Bistro Area)

 6:30pm -10:00pm             CYFEA EARLY BIRD WELCOME SOCIAL (Tap Room Bistro)
                                                Sponsored by:  Schaeffer Oil and Williams Natural Beef

 

FRIDAY, JANUARY 26th

OMNI INTERLOCKEN HOTEL & RESORT – BROOMFIELD

 6:30am – 6:00pm             2018 SI REGISTRATION (Centennial Foyer Registration Desk)
                                                Photo Contest Submissions (Registration Desk)
                                                Trade Show Registration/Set-Up (Centennial Foyer)

 7:45am                                 CYFEA EXECUTIVE TEAM and CYFEA BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEET      (Centennial Ballroom)  

8:00am                                 CHAPTER DELEGATES SIGN IN (Centennial Ballroom)

8:15am – 9:30am              CYFEA 2018 BUSINESS SESSION (Centennial Ballroom)

 9:30am – 10:30am            TRADE SHOW BREAK (Centennial Foyer)
                                                Sponsored by:  Quality Well & Pump and Perry Brothers Seed

 10:30am – 11:30am          BREAKOUT SESSIONS TBD

 10:30am – 11:30am          2018 CYFEA AUDIT COMMITTEE MEETING (Boardroom, Main Level)

 11:30am – 12:30pm         2018 CYFEA MEMBERSHIP LUNCHEON (Centennial Ballroom)
                                                Emcee – Tyrell Williams, Past President Executive Team,
                                                2018 Award Presentations and Special Presentation by:  Dr. Sara Place,
                                                Senior Director of Sustainable Beef Production Research with  the National Cattleman’s Beef Association.
                                                Sponsored by:  CO Beef Council

 1:20pm                                 CYFEA 2018 SI TOUR – Load Bus for COORS BREWERY Tour
                                                Bus Sponsored by:  Colorado Corn Administrative Committee

1:30pm – 4:30pm              Coors Brewery Tour (Golden, CO)

 6:00pm – 11:00pm            “ROARING 20’S” THEME PARTY (Centennial Ballroom)
                                                Hosted by CYFEA’s Front Range Chapter
                                                Sponsored by:  4Rivers Equipment

 SATURDAY, JANUARY 27th

 OMNI INTERLOCKEN HOTEL & RESORT – BROOMFIELD

 6:30am – 9:00am              2018 SI REGISTRATION (Registration Desk, Main Level)
                                                Deadline for Photo Contest Submissions (Registration Desk)

 8:00am –  10:00am          CYFEA 2018 BUSINESS SESSION (Centennial Ballroom)

 10:15am – 10:45am         TRADE SHOW BREAK (Centennial Foyer)
                                                Sponsored by:  American AgCredit

 10:45am – 11:45am          BREAKOUT SESSION (Location TBD)

 

SATURDAY, JANUARY 27th Continued

 12:00pm – 3:30pm           2018 CYFEA LEADERSHIP LUNCHEON (Centennial Ballroom)
                                                Co-Sponsored by:  Rocky Mountain Farmers Union, Colorado Corn Administrative Committee and Gordon Insurance                                                        Agency/Gordon Real  Estate Group
                                                Emcee – Sharon Pattee, CYFEA Executive Director and Mark Sponsler, CYFEA Board Member (CEO, Colorado Corn)
                                                Presentation – 2018 FARM BILL Panel Discussion with moderator, Leland  Swenson, Senior Advisor on Colorado Rural                                                     Policy for Senator Michael Bennett ,  and panelists:  Zach Riley (CO Farm Bureau), Bill Midcap (Rocky Mountain                                                                Farmers  Union), Dave Cure (Colorado Corn), Bill Hammerich (CO Livestock Association), and Jerry Cooksey (Colorado
                                                  wheat).

 3:00pm – 4:00pm              TRADE SHOW BREAK (Centennial Foyer)
                                                Sponsored by:  American AgCredit

 5:00pm – 6:00pm             2018 CYFEA BANQUET DINNER HAPPY HOUR (Meritage Restaurant, Main Level) 
                                              Sponsored by:   M & M Farms/Bill Markham

 

6:00pm – 10:00pm           2018 CYFEA BANQUET DINNER (Meritage Restaurant, Main Level)
                                                Sponsored by:  2018 CO Farm Show
                                                Emcee – the CYFEA 2018 Executive Team
                                                2018 CYFEA Outstanding Award Presentations                                 

                                                Special Entertainment by Greg Peterson, of the Kansas “Peterson
                                                Farm Brothers”  Sponsored by:  21st Century Equipment