Growers, pest control advisers, and other desert agriculture enthusiasts are invited to 2013 Southwest Agriculture Summit March 6-7 in Yuma, Ariz., at Arizona Western College.
The 7th annual Summit will include keynote speakers, educational workshops, exhibitor booths, golf, and networking events.
The event kicks off March 6 with registration and breakfast. The summit culminates March 7 with the Harvest Dinner, a celebration of Yuma agriculture.
The tentative agenda follows. Note, all events will be held at Arizona Western College unless noted otherwise.
Wednesday, March 6
7:00 a.m. - Registration
8:00 - 11:00 - General Session and trade show
Noon - 5:00 p.m. - Jacob Louis Daily Memorial Scholarship Gold Tournament - Desert Hills Municipal Golf Course, Yuma (separate registration required)
5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. - Opening reception and trade show
7:00 - Breakfast
8:00 - 9:15 - Keynote address - Rik Miller of DuPont Crop Protection
9: 30 - 4:00 - Trade show
9:30 - 11:30 - Morning breakout sessions
12:00 - 1:30 - Keynote addresses - Tamar Jacoby of ImmigrationWorks USA and Kristy Boswell, American Farm Bureau
1:30 - 3:30 p.m. - Afternoon breakout sessions
6:00 - Harvest dinner (Quartermaster Depot State Historic Park, Yuma) – separate fee applies
The summit registration fee is $75; $95 after March 4. The spouse registration fee is $60.
Arizona Tentative agendaTTentaWestern College is located at 2020 S Avenue 8E, Yuma, Ariz. 85365.
For more information, visit www.swagsummit.com or call Brenda Letendre at (928) 783-9355.