Catron Courier

NMWGI Meeting Notes

- By Taylor Riggins, NM Wool Growers

The New Mexico Wool Growers, Inc. (NMWGI) held its annual meeting in conjunctio­n with New Mexico Cattle Growers’ Associatio­n (NMCGA), New Mexico CowBelles (NMCB), and New Mexico Federal Lands Council (NMFLC) at the Ruidoso Convention Center, June 6 to 8.

A big thank you goes out to our sponsors: First American Bank, Roswell Livestock & Farm Supply, Farm Credit of New Mexico, Hall-Gnatkowski, Vaca Flaca, CA Bar Land & Cattle, LLC, Paul’s Veterinary Supply, Bar M Real Estate, LLC, and Chaves County Farm & Livestock Bureau.

The NMWGI Board of Directors met on June 7. During that time donations, grants awarded and newly elected officers were announced by Bronson Corn, Past President, Roswell.

This year’s grants were awarded to the New Mexico Bred Lamb Associatio­n, and to Sheep to Shawl. A donation was also made to the American Sheep Industry Associatio­n Guard Dog Fund.

Wool Growers new officers include:

James Duffey, President, Roswell

Antonio Manzanares, First Vice President, Tierra Amarilla

Shad Cox, Second Vice President, Corona

Denton Dowell, Secretary/Treasurer, Clovis

Be sure to extend a congratula­tions to our new leadership by making a quick call or by dropping them an email!

Looking at the rest of this year and into 2022, here are several dates to add to your calendars:

● 2021 Joint Stockmen’s Convention, December 14 to 17, Hotel Albuquerqu­e

● 2022 New Mexico Legislatur­e, January 18 to February 17, Santa Fe

● 2022 American Sheep Industry Convention, January 19 to 23, San Diego, CA

● 2022 Roundhouse Feed, February 15, Santa Fe

● 2022 Ag Fest, TBA

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