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PNAA Summer Education Conference

Friday, June 9 - Sunday, June 11, 2017
Prosser, WA

Join us for this exciting weekend of exceptional education, fun, and fellowship in the heart of Yakima Valley Wine Country!

Designed for both new and seasoned alpaca enthusiasts, our summer education conference's featured presenter is Dr. Ahmed Tibary, WSU School of Veterinary Medicine, who is a foremost camelid reproduction specialist.

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Event Features

  • Dr. Tibary - Neo-natal presentation and wet lab
  • Presentations on marketing, fiber production, herd health & nutrition, and more!
  • Outrageously Fun Silent Auction
  • Saturday Dinner with Live Music

Weekend Schedule

  • Friday evening Meet and Greet with PNAA meeting
  • Saturday morning – Two teaching sessions followed by lunch
  • Saturday afternoon – Two teaching sessions followed by dinner with live entertainment
  • Sunday – Two teaching sessions concluding with lunch and Q&A round table


Jim and Linda Mackey
Natural Maximum Alpacas (map)
160902 W. North River Road
Prosser, WA 99350


Prosser is host to many lodging options, including B&Bs, guest homes,
RV Park, hotels and guest rooms. Go to for many excellent choices.
Dry camping is also available at the host farm.

The Best Western Inn at Horse Heaven is our Sponsoring Hotel. Newly renovated and serving breakfast, they have offered attendees a special rate of $106.99 per night, double queen (normal rack rate is $139.99/night). You may make your PNAA Ed Conference reservation by calling the hotel directly, 509-786-7977, or online at:

Our conference weekend is a big weekend in Prosser, with many additional tourism activities planned. All area lodging will book fast, so don’t delay in making your reservations!


  • PNAA members: $100 per farm (up to two attendees)
  • Non-PNAA members: $200 per farm (up to two attendees)
  • Each additional attendee from a participating farm: $50


If you would prefer to pay your registration by check, please register here online and send your check, payable to PNAA, to: Event Chair Jennifer Ely, PO Box 1302, Prosser, WA 99350.

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Contact Jennifer Ely, 509-539-8446 or