2024 Winter Conference

Please mark your calendars to join us on Saturday, February 17, 2024 at The Lodge at Mauston. This is also an excellent opportunity to renew your membership for 2024 and help provide a legislative voice for Wisconsin's cattle industry. If you are unsure of your current membership status, please contact us at [email protected].

The cost to attend is $40 per person, or $30 for groups of 4 or more.

There is a room block available with The Lodge at Mauston. Use code WCA to make your reservation over the phone or online.

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Date: Saturday, February 17, 2024 

Location:The Lodge at Mauston (104 Lodge Lane, Mauston, WI) 

Time:10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  


9:00-10:00 am - Registration

10:00 am - Welcome by WCA President, Brady Zuck  

10:15 - 11:00 am - David Ruid, Supervisory Wildlife Biologist at USDA-APHIS-Wildlife Services  

11:15 am - 12:15 pm - Beef Cattle Grazing in Wisconsin Panel with Tressa Lacy, Moderator  

  • Jason Cavadini (UW Extension - State Grazing Specialist)  
  • Connor Laukant – (Laukant Farms)  
  • Jerry Huth (Huth Polled Herefords)  
12:15 - 1:30 pm - Lunch   

1:30 - 3:30 pm - WCA Annual Meeting  

  • Welcome by Todd Wilkinson, NCBA President  
  • Legislative Update by Jordan Lamb, WCA lobbyist with The Welch Group  
  • Update on scholarships and travel grants, Jeff Swenson and Lily Mitchell  
  • CattleCon24 Updates  
  • Committee Chair Updates   
  • President and President-Elect  
  • Beef Leadership Institute Graduation    
3:30 - 5:00 pm - Networking Reception