32nd Georgia Farmers Conference February 5-6, 2015 in Albany, Georgia
Announcing the Federation of Southern Cooperatives/Land Assistance Fund's 32nd Georgia Farmers Conference February 4-5, 2015 at the Hilton Garden Inn located at 101 South Front Street in Albany, GA.
The conference will host over 200 farmers, ranchers, landowners and supporters from across the South. Its objective is to provide current information on cooperatives, USDA programs, marketing, legal, risk management, conservation, and other agricultural issues that are vital to farmers. We will also have updates and discussions on Pigford II and the Women/Hispanic Lawsuits.
Registration and exhibitor setup will begin on Thursday February 4th from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Workshops will begin at 3:30 pm. A reception for farmers, program participants, and staff will begin at 6:00pm.
On Friday February 5th registration will open at 8:00 am. The conference will begin at 8:30 am and will include workshops and a USDA Panel discussion on various farm programs. Invited guests include U. S. Congressman Sanford Bishop (D-GA) and Mr. Don Koehler, Executive Director of the Georgia Peanut Commission. Ms. Krysta Harden, Deputy Secretary USDA, is our confirmed keynote speaker.
The registration cost is $12.00 per day and includes all meals and conference materials. For hotel reservations, please contact the Hilton Garden Inn directly at(229) 888-1590. Mention the Federation for the $99.00 conference room rate. Sponsorship and Exhibit opportunities are also available. Please see the attached form if you would like to be a vendor at the conference.
Thursday February 5, 2015 1:00 PM EST -to- Friday February 6, 2015 at 3:00 PM EST