Sunday, June 23, 2019 at 4:00 PM CDT
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at 12:00 PM CDT

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Perdido Beach Resort, Orange Beach, AL 
27200 Perdido Beach Blvd
Orange Beach, AL 36561

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Leigha Cauthen 
Alabama Agribusiness Council 

2019 Annual Meeting 

Join us for the 2019 Alabama Agribusiness Council Annual Meeting, June 23-25 at the Perdido Beach Resort in Orange Beach!

Tentative Agenda:

Sunday- June 23

4:00- Registration- Hotel Lobby

5:00-6:00- Welcome to the Beach Reception

6:00- Dinner on Your Own

Monday- June 24

6:00-8:30- Breakfast On Your Own- Coupons Provided

8:30-12:00- General Session

  • Greetings from Agriculture Commissioner Rick Pate
  • A View from D.C.: Political Update- John Gilliland, Akin, Gump
  • Ag Census Sneak Peak-  Cynthia Price, USDA NASS
  • New and Emerging Opportunities for Alabama Agriculture, Ken Kelley, AL Cooperative Extension System

1:00- Scholarship Golf

6:00-8:00 Beachside Dinner

Tuesday- June 25

6:00-8:30- Breakfast On Your Own- Coupons Provided

8:30-11:00- General Session

  • Gene Editing and Innovation, Ellen Zimmerman, American Seed Trade Association
  • Next Generation Crop Nutrition, Taylor Pursell, Pursell Agri-Tech
  • Dispatch from D.C.- A look into current rules and Regs Impacting Agriculture, Tal Coley, AmericanHort

11:00- AAC Board of Directors Meeting