Registration and Continental Breakfast
Summit Emcee Mick Kjar, Farm Talk, Ag News 890
Introduction of the ND Livestock Alliance
Craig Jarolimek, Chair, ND Livestock Alliance
Turning livestock development concepts into reality – a panel discussion
Hear from a panel of livestock producers, from various backgrounds, about their experiences developing new or expanding livestock operations in ND.
Moderated by Mick Kjar, Summit Emcee
Bruce Froslee, Consultant, Ransom County Multiplier, Englevale, ND
Alan Qual, Dairy Farmer, Qual Dairy, Lisbon, ND
Mark Messer, Beef Producer, Beaver Creek Farm, Richardton, ND
Break and snack bar
How manure benefits your soil and your wallet
John S. Breker, Soil Scientist, AGVISE Laboratories
Join Mr. Breker to discuss how manure nutrients are measured and how taking part in a manure nutrient management plan can improve soil health and financially benefit your farm.
Financial incentives for North Dakota’s livestock industry – a panel discussion
Participate in a thought-provoking panel discussion about the multitude of incentives available for new and existing livestock operations.
Moderated by Kenton Holle, Vice Chair, ND Livestock Alliance
Kevin Sonsalla, Ag and Bio-Energy Development, ND Department of Commerce
Jim Leier, Ag Lender, Bank of ND
Jason Wirtz, Livestock Development, ND Department of Agriculture
Kyle Froslie, VP Agribusiness and Capital Markets, AgCountry Farm Credit
Special guest Maartje Murphy, Duchessa Gelato, Carrington, ND
Kick back and relax – entertainment session
Rodney Nelson, Cowboy Poet, Almont, ND
Rodney is known throughout America as a rural humorist, columnist and all-around fun guy. Sit back and enjoy Rodney’s thoughtful poems and hilarious stories about life in rural North Dakota.
Load the Buses for the Livestock Operation Tours
Walking Tour of Qual Dairy – Lisbon, ND
Alan Qual, Dairy Farmer, Qual Dairy
Windshield Tour of Ransom Multiplier Swine Barn – Englevale, ND
Tour guided by Bruce Froslee, Consultant, Ransom County Multiplier, Englevale, ND
Arrival at Stiklestad Learning Center
Closing Comments and meeting adjournment by Craig Jarolimek, Chair, ND Livestock Alliance