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50th Annual MN State Cattleman's Conference Tour

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50th Annual MN State Cattleman's Conference Tour

Northwestern Stockmen to Host Annual MSCA Summer Tour 

The Minnesota State Cattlemen’s Association (MSCA) Summer Tour has traveled around the state of Minnesota for 50 years, this year making its way to Thief River Falls on June 25. The Northwestern Stockmen’s Association (NWSA), one of 21 MSCA local affiliate associations, will host the tour highlighting cattle operations and unique businesses in northern Minnesota.

“The NWSA and supporting cast are very excited to host this year’s Summer Tour,” says NWSA President Dana Didrikson. “We’ve put together a wide range of tour stops to touch on everything northern Minnesota and the beef industry have to offer. We invite you to come for the tour and stay for the weekend to experience our area of the state.”

The Huck Olson Memorial Civic Center in Thief River Falls will be the home-base for tour, and tour stops include: Natural Mills Trust, an organic whole grains, flours and cereals company; Didrikson Farms; Greenbush Vet Clinic; Waage Farms; Northland Community and Technical College; Hanson’s Dairy/Ruprecht’s Herefords; Digi-Key, an electronic components distributor; and Open Trails Trophy Whitetails, an established hunting preserve.

There is something for everyone in this year’s diverse tour lineup. 

“What makes the MSCA Summer Tour so special is that each year there are new operations and businesses to visit,” says MSCA Executive Director Kaitlyn Root. “The MSCA Board and I are extremely pleased with the unique tour stop lineup the NWSA organized.”

The MSCA Quarterly Meeting and Political Action Committee Event will be held on June 24 at the tour headquarters, so head to Thief River Falls the day before tour and participate in the meeting, dinner and beanbag tournament for a fun-filled day networking with cattle producers.

Summer Tour registration opens Feb. 1, and tickets are $25 per person before June 1, and student tickets are $10. Stay informed on tour details and registration information by following the MSCA and NWSA on Facebook. Ensure you never miss an update by becoming a NWSA and MSCA member at mnsca.org/become-a-member.

If your business is interested in sponsoring the tour, contact Kaiya Novacek at novac067@umn.edu for more information.

The MSCA is a membership-based organization representing cattle producers and individuals who are part of the Minnesota beef community. MSCA is primarily focused on addressing local, state and federal issues impacting the long-term viability of cattlemen in our state. 

For more information on the MSCA, visit mnsca.org.

 

Media Contact:

Kaitlyn Root

kaitlyn@mnsca.org

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