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Tentative 2018 Meeting Schedule

The legislative session begins February 12

January 17-Douglas-Joint meeting with Game & Fish Commission
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April 9-10-Cheyenne

August 16 State Fair-Douglas

October 9

November/December-TBD

The dates in bold and italics are face-to-face meetings, with all others to be conference calls. Conference calls begin at 8 a.m. The conference calls can be accessed by calling 1-877-278-2734 with an access code of 643540.

2017

February 15 -Cheyenne (Senate Ag Feb. 14th in the afternoon, House Ag Feb. 16th in the morning)

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April 10-11-Cheyenne
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May 30 - Conference Call
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July 11 - Casper
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August 18 State Fair-Douglas
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November 27 - Casper
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2016

The legislative session begins February 8

January 28 -Cheyenne (Joint Meeting with the Game & Fish Commission)
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Minutes

April 11-12-Cheyenne
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Minutes

July-UW Field Days (Sheridan, Lingle or Laramie)

August 19 State Fair-Douglas
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Minutes

October 11

December-Casper (Meeting, then attend Wyoming Stock Grower’s Winter Meeting)
Agenda

2015

The legislative session begins January 13

January 13 - Cancelled

February 11 ( Senate Ag Feb. 10th in the afternoon, House Ag Feb. 12th in the morning)
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Minutes

March 10 - Cancelled

April 13-14
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Minutes

May 27 (Joint meeting with the Wyoming Business Council)
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Minutes

June 9 - Canceled

July 16 (Meeting, then attend UW Annual Field Day) - Powell
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Minutes

August 14 State Fair - Douglas
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Minutes

September 9-10 (Joint meeting with the Game & Fish Commission) - Torrington Canceled

October 13
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Minutes

November 12-14 (Meeting, then attend WY Farm Bureau Annual Meeting) - Cody
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November 30- (Meeting, then attend Wyoming Stock Grower’s winter meeting November 30-December 2)- Casper - meeting canceled

2014

The legislative session begins February 10

January 14
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February 18-20
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April 14-15
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May 14
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Minutes

June 8-9 - Douglas
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July 7-8
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August 15 – State Fair: Douglas
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Minutes

September (Joint meeting with the Game and Fish Commission)
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October 14

November 12 (1-5 pm) then attend the Farm Bureau Meeting November 13-15 – Sheridan
Agenda - MEETING CANCELED

December 1 – Casper
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Wyoming Bean Commission to Meet in Powell

CHEYENNE (1/4/18) – The Wyoming Bean Commission is scheduled to meet on Thursday, February 1, 2018 in Powell at the Powell Research & Extension Center.

The meeting is scheduled to begin at 1:00 p.m. and end at 3:00 p.m. During the meeting, the Wyoming Bean Commission will discuss the 2017 Governor and Legislature Joint Agriculture Committee Report, review the statute change to HB0025 (HEA 0004), review 2017 research project reports, discuss future research needs and funding considerations, discuss the future of the Dry Bean Consortium, hear a presentation about the National Dry Bean Council and the 2017 report from the Grain Warehouse Auditor, discuss appointments to Crop Research Foundation of Wyoming, review the WDA/WBC Audit Agreement, hold  elections, and cover any other business as needed. The meeting is open to the public and there will be a time for public comment.  

The members of the Wyoming Bean Commission are Beau Fulton (Chairman, grower) of Park County, Jeffery Chapman (Vice-Chairman, handler) of Goshen County, Jerrod Lind (grower) of Platte County, Pascual Aguilar (grower) of Big Horn County, Wayne Hort (grower) of Goshen County, Lynn Preator (handler/bean dealer) of Big Horn County, and Hank Uhden (ex-officio member from the Wyoming Department of Agriculture).

The Bean Commission is comprised of six members initially appointed by the Governor. Four members are growers, and two members are handlers with facilities located in Wyoming. One member must reside in Laramie, Platte or Goshen County, Wyoming.  The Bean Commission is funded through assessments collected on dry bean sales and is housed within the Wyoming Department of Agriculture. The commission will meet no less than two times each year and will keep a permanent record of its proceedings and report its activities to the Governor and Joint Agriculture, State and Public Lands, and Water Resources interim committee. Along with this, the commission may conduct or contract scientific research,  disseminate information on dry edible beans based on research, study state and federal legislation with respect to matters concerning the dry edible bean industry, appoint advisory groups, make grants to research agencies for financing special or emergency studies, and a variety of other activates.

The Powell Research & Extension Center is located at 747 Road 9 in Powell, Wyoming. For an agenda, check the Wyoming Bean Commission Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/wyomingbeancommission/. For more information on the Wyoming Bean Commission, contact the Wyoming Department of Agriculture at 307-777-7321.

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, special assistance or alternate formats will be made available for individuals with disabilities upon request in advance of the meeting.

 

 
Wyoming Department of Agriculture