February 3 – 5, 2020 – Sheraton Memphis Downtown Hotel, Memphis, Tenn.

Monday, February 3rd

  • 2019 Final Board Meeting General 9:00 a.m.
  • Registration General 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Welcome General 1:00 p.m.
    • President Tim Zindl

  • Everything You Need to Run a Gamebird Farm General 1:15 p.m.
    • Jeff May, Clearview Enterprises

  • Secure Upland Gamebird Supply Plan Update General 2:00 p.m.
    • Dr. Carol Cardona, University of Minnesota

  • Break 2:45 p.m.
  • Composting Animal Waste & Mortality General 3:15 p.m.
    • Robb Meinen, Penn State Extension

  • Marketing Through Social Media General 4:00 p.m.
    • Jennifer Wisniewski, Outreach and Communications, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency

  • Welcome Reception General 5:15 p.m.

Tuesday, February 4th

  • Tips on Preparation and Care of Gamebirds in Extreme Weather Conditions 8:00 a.m.
    • Keith Houghton, Ringneck Ranch, Inc.; Jeff Maness, Shady Knoll Gamebird Farm; Scott Meyer, Oakwood Game Farm

  • How We Survived a Low Path AI Diagnosis 8:45 a.m.
    • John Metzer, Metzer Farms

  • Break 9:30 a.m.
  • Cover Crop Management at Your Hunt Club 10:00 a.m.
    • Eric Gilliland, Warriors Mark Wingshooting

  • Retaining Employees 10:45 a.m.
  • Quail Farm Speaker 11:30 a.m.
    • Reconvene on Wednesday morning

Wednesday, February 5th

  • Second NAGA Board Meeting 7:30 a.m.
  • Sportsmen's Alliance Update 8:30 a.m.
    • Bruce Tague, VP of Government Affairs

  • Newcastle Disease and its Effect on our Industry 9:15 a.m.
    • Dr. Eva Pendleton, Penn State University

  • Break 10:00 a.m.
  • Social Media Presence 10:30 a.m.
  • Aggression Management Panel 11:15 a.m.
    • Bernadette Gilliland, Hidden Valley Pheasantry; Mike Martz, Martz’s Game Farm; Todd Laudenslager, Mahantongo Game Farms

  • Lunch 12:00 p.m.
  • NAGA Update, General Membership Meeting and Las Vegas 1:00 p.m.
    • Rob Sexton, NAGA Executive Director

  • Farm Enterprise Succession Planning 1:45 p.m.
    • John Berry, Penn State Extension

  • Break 2:30 p.m.
  • Dog Training Tips 2:45 p.m.
    • Chad Collins, Tennessee Stockdog Association

  • Pro Shop Logistics 3:30 p.m.
    • Ruth Malpas, Vice President of Administration, Elkhorn Farms & Hatchery Inc. and Elkhorn Lake Hunt Club

  • Cocktails, Dinner and Auction 5:00 p.m.

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