Featuring a trade show, educational workshops, farm tours, and more.
“Registration Information: Registration will be $100 per person this year and includes a one-year membership to the AFVGA. Alabama Farmers Federation members can save an additional $30 by registering with their Federation membership number.Conference flash drive: $25 (contains presentations and videos that will be mailed after the conference).
Farm tours being offered for $15 per person. (Limited to 50)
Tradeshow cost for industry $400 per booth with two people attending ($40 for extra electricity), $75 for additional persons. Equipment display and sale of products is allowed at the conference.
Tradeshow cost for non-profit agencies and universities is $300 per booth with two people attending ($40 for extra electricity), $75 for additional persons.
From marketing and weed management to cucurbits and environmental controls, the Alabama Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association (AFVGA) Conference and Trade Show is fertile ground for producer education.
The annual convention is Nov. 16-17 at the Clanton Conference & Performing Arts Center in Clanton. Registration is$100 and closes Oct. 23 at tinyurl.com/afvga17.
Workshops will cover:
- Food safety
- Fruit and berry production
- Pollinator management and more.
Keynote speaker Dr. Amnon Erez will discuss peach production issues to close the conference. Erez works at Israel’s Agricultural Research Organization.”
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