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Livestock Producers Gather for the 2022 Annual Meeting

The 2022 CLA Annual Meeting was held June 8-9, 2022, at the Embassy Suites, Loveland, Colorado. Nearly 250 livestock producers, agribusiness partners, and industry stakeholders gathered for the annual event. Attendees heard from speakers on topics critical to the livestock industry in Colorado, caught up with old friends, and met new ones!

Attendees at the 2022 CLA Annual Meeting hear from speaker Dr. Kim Stackhouse-Lawson, CSU AgNext.

Outgoing Board member Mike Veeman was recognized for his many years of service to the Board of Directors.

The Past President’s of the Association were honored at the annual luncheon. President Dwain Weinrich gave the Outgoing Presidential address and briefed attendees on the last year of advocacy efforts on behalf of livestock producers.

At the 2022 Annual Meeting of the Colorado Livestock Association, the CLA Top Choice Award was presented to Senator Jerry Sonnenberg for his significant contributions to the livestock industry in Colorado.

A special recognition was held to honor retiring CEO Bill Hammerich for his 20 years of leadership to the Colorado Livestock Association.

Bill, Sabrina Hammerich, their kids, and grandkids.



CLA would like to thank our generous and dedicated sponsors for supporting livestock production in Colorado and of CLA. CLA can provide high-caliber meetings and events because of the support of our agribusiness partners.


AgRisk Advisors

American Ag Credit

American National Insurance

Animal Health International

Axiota Animal Health

Bills Volume Sales & Service

Colorado Beef Council

Colorado Corn Administrative Committee

Colorado Pork Producers Council

CSU Animal Sciences

Dairy Max

Dairy Specialists

Elanco Animal Health

Five Rivers Cattle Feeding, LLC

Flood and Peterson Insurance

Harsh International

Hayden Outdoors

Honnen Equipment

HUB International

IMI Global, a division of Where Food Comes From


Kunafin “The Insectary”

Maxey Trailer Sales & Truck Fitting

Merck Animal Health


Midwest PMS

Mor-line Equipment

Pinnacol Assurance

Power Equipment Company

Rabo AgriFinance

Rocky Mountain Financial Group

The Hartford-Livestock Department

West Plains LLC

Zoetis Animal Health

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