1702, 2017

National Goat Conference

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Hosted at Tuskegee University in conjunction with the 125th Annual Farmers Conference.

From the National Goat Conference website:

Who Should Attend this Conference? Producers (beginners and advanced), students, agricultural professionals, supportive organizations and other interested parties.

Conference Topics: Herd health management, nutrition and pasture management, reproduction , biotechnology & marketing and processing and genetics and breeding.

More information here.

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1702, 2017

Georgia Organics Conference

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The Annual Georgia Organics Conference and Expo is one of the largest of its kind in the Southeast, and 2017 marks the 20th anniversary of Georgia Organics!

More than 1,000+ Conference attendees connect with like-minded peers, tour farms, cultivate new skills, and discover more than 70 partners’ exhibit booths with innovative food-and agriculture-related information that will […]

1502, 2017

125th Annual Farmers Conference

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The Farmers Conference at Tuskegee University is often cited as the oldest event of its type in the nation. The first Farmers Conference, originally called the “Peoples Conference” was hosted on this historic campus on February 23, 1892. This conference exists today as a two-day educational forum that features tours, panel discussions, interactive demonstrations and […]

2701, 2017

2017 Sustainability Summit

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Hosted by the Green Coast Council:

The Green Coast Council is a forum for business and industry leaders who practice and promote environmental sustainability principles. Through meetings, conferences and actions, the Council provides positive environmental leadership throughout coastal Alabama. The Green Coast Council (GCC) is an initiative of the Alabama Coastal Foundation, Inc. which has the mission to improve and […]

2501, 2017

Southern SAWG “Practical Tools & Solutions for Sustaining Family Farms” Conference

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For 25 years, the Southern SAWG annual conference has been providing the practical tools and solutions you need. The program is tailored for those producing organic and sustainable food on a commercial scale and for those in our region working to improve local food systems. The conference consists of two full days of pre-conference activities starting […]

412, 2016

74th Annual Professional Agricultural Workers Conference (PAWC)

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Theme:”Cultivating a Culture of Success Through Innovation in Agriculture, Forestry, Natural Resources ”

Veterans in Agriculture
Biotechnology & Climate Change
Healthy Innovations: Trends in Nutrition & Wellness
Small Farmers: Race Place & Social Justice
Innovations in Animal Science Outreach & Research Programs
Mother Nature: Strategies for Protecting & Sustaining the Environment
New Money: Young […]

212, 2016

Tennessee Local Food Conference

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From event website:

Middle Tennessee farmland once fed Nashville, and it will again. As a peak year-end event fostering this change, the Tennessee Local Food Summit is December 2-4, 2016 and will be held at Tennessee State University‘s downtown Avon Williams Campus.

Sponsored by Barefoot Farmer, LLC and TSU, it will feature Nashville’s best chefs offering delicious, locally […]

112, 2016

ASAN Regional Food & Farm Forum (Livingston)

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Join ASAN at the University of West Alabama for the fourth and final event in our 4-part series of 2016 Regional Food & Farm Forums!

More information at

The Regional Forums are training and networking events that bring together small-scale and sustainable farmers, gardeners, community leaders, and good food advocates.  Each Regional Forum consists of roundtable discussions […]

1711, 2016

Alabama Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association Conference and Tradeshow

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To be held this year on November 17-18 at the Clanton Conference and Performing Arts Center / Jefferson State College in Clanton.

More info to follow at

This event is not hosted by ASAN. As one of ASAN’s roles is to share information and resources across our network so as to maximize all of our impact, […]

1711, 2016

Mississippi Food Summit and Agricultural Revival

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Hosted by the Mississippi Sustainable Agriculture Network (MSAN).  To be held at the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum in Jackson, MS.

Every other year, farmers, health practitioners, market managers, chefs, legislators, students, educators, and local food activists from around the state come together for the Mississippi Food Summit & Agricultural Revival. They share success stories, problem-solve barriers, […]