Three Rivers Ag News

Farm Business Conference

Farm Business Conference is a great opportunity for you to grow your agricultural enterprises!  Farm Business Conference Flyer

February 27th there will be a Farm Business Conference at the UGA Convention Center in Tifton.  You are all very good at growing the crops that that feed and clothe the world, but how good are you at growing your business or improving your markets.  This conference will cover the following topics:

Farm Business Conference Flyer

Specialty Fruit Interest/Networking Group (citrus, peaches, strawberry, etc.) – Jake Price and Jeff Cook, UGA Extension

Pecan Interest Group – Dr. Lenny Wells, UGA CAES

Peanuts, Cotton, and Small Grain Interest Group – Dr. Yangxuan Liu and Dr. Adam Rabinowitz, UGA CAES

Value-Added Products/Specialty Crops – James Morgan UGA Extension and Kent Wolfe, CAED

Food Safety Considerations for Production – Dr. Laurel Dunn, UGA CAES

Lender Expectations and Financing Panel – Todd Carlisle, UGA SBDC

Lunch & General Session

“Rural Stress” – Dr. Samuel L. Pardue, Academic Dean of UGA CAES

“The American Farmer” – Abigail Turner

 HR Best Practices for Agribusiness – Lisa Rackley, UGA SBDC;  Warren Williams, US DOL (H2A topics)

From Seed to Shelf: Sales and Marketing Considerations – Rob Martin, UGA SBDC; Sarah Cook, Georgia Department of Agriculture

The Future of Farming: Policy Updates that Impact Agribusiness” – Dr. Adam Rabinowitz

for more information or to register click here.