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Wyoming Collegiate Cattle Association

 

Wyoming Collegiate Cattle Association (WCCA) is a recognized student organization open to all students who are interested in learning more about the cattle industry. From ranch tours to speakers, WCCA is a tremendous opportunity for students to promote professional networking, touring progressive operations, and gaining overall new perspectives in the dynamic cattle industry. As joint members of the Wyoming Stock Growers Association the club works to promote the cattle business and its values throughout the state and university. Not only will the club enhance leadership and communication skills, but it will provide students with fun, hands-on learning experiences not acquired in a classroom setting. Annual activities for the club include, but are not limited to, biweekly meetings, guest speakers, fundraisers, and club trips.

WCCA group photo

2019-2020 Academic Year Club Plans

 

 2019 Fall Activities

UW Beef Unit Tour and Bonfire, Laramie, WY

Range Beef Cow Symposium, Mitchell, NE

Tour of Torrington Livestock, Torrington, WY

Tour of James C. Hageman Sustainable Agriculture Research and Extension Center (SAREC), Lingle, WY

Beef Box Raffle Fundraiser

2020 Spring Activities

Attended the NCBA National Cattle Industry Convention and Trade Show, San Antonio, Texas

*WCCA had additional activities/trips planned for the spring, but these plans were cancelled due to COVID-19.


 

Past Club Activities

Attended the NCBA National Cattle Industry Convention and Trade Show, New Orleans, LA - 2019

Five Rivers Cattle Feeding Kuner Feedlot Tour, Kersey, CO - 2019

Legacy Meats visit, Kersey, CO - 2019

Empire Dairy Tour, Wiggins, CO - 2019

Hosted Mississippi State Collegiate Cattlemen's Association for end of the year BBQ, Laramie WY - 2019

Hat Community Service Project- Nebraska Flooding Relief - 2019

UW Beef Unit and Farm tour, Laramie, WY - 2018

National Cattleman’s Beef Association (NCBA) office tour, Denver, CO - 2018

CattleFax meeting, Denver, CO - 2018

Red Angus Association visit, Denver, CO - 2018

Attended the Wyoming Stock Growers Association Convention, Casper, WY - 2018

Beef Box Raffle Fundraiser - 2018

Padlock Ranches, Ranchester, WY - 2018

ORIgen Bull Stud, Billings, MT - 2018

Video Conference with Cody Creelman, Laramie, WY - 2018

NCBA Cattle Industry Convention, Phoenix, AZ - 2018

Cargill meat processing, Ft. Morgan, CO - 2017

Western Sire Services, Gordon, NE - 2016

Krebs Ranch tour, Gordon, NE - 2016

Low stress cattle handling clinic with Curt Pate, Laramie, WY - 2015

 

WCCA Officers at The Alamo WCCA StudentsWCCA studentsWCCA MembersWCCA student

Jordan Williams

President

Jordan Williams, WCCA president

Bryson Mills

Vice President

Bryson Mills, WCCA vice president

Courtney Newman

Secretary

Courtney Newman, WCCA secretary

Maddie Pollart

Treasurer

Maddie Pollart, WCCA treasurer

Amy Newman

Public Relations

Amy Newman, WCCA public relations

Makenna Greenwald

Public Relations

Makenna Greenwald, WCCA public relations

Travis Smith

Advisor

Travis Smith

Dr. Paul Ludden

Advisor

Dr. Paul Ludden, WCCA advisor

Interested in joining? 

 

Contact us: 

Jordan Williams
WCCA President
jwill139@uwyo.edu

1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071
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