COMMODITY LEADERS MEET TO PLAN 2004 AGENDA
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Organizational meetings for the Alabama Farmers Federation's state commodity committees will be held Feb 2-4 in Montgomery. The Federation's Commodity Department again scheduled this year's meetings over a three-day period to allow for expanded discussions.
All county commodity chairmen, 1st vice chairmen and 2nd vice chairmen are encouraged to attend. The three-day format, which was introduced two years ago, resulted in increased participation, according to Commodity Department Director Jim Cravey.
During the meetings, county commodity representatives will elect state committee members, explore promotion and education opportunities and set priorities for the coming year.
The meeting date and location for each commodity is listed below. Registration for all meetings begins at 9 a.m.Monday, Feb. 2, Montgomery Civic Center
Catfish, Forestry, Hay & Forage Crops, Horticulture and Wheat & Feed Grains
Tuesday, Feb. 3, Montgomery Civic Center
Beef, Cotton, Dairy, Greenhouse, Nursery & Sod, Poultry and Wildlife Resources
Wednesday, Feb. 4, Montgomery Civic Center
Bee & Honey, Meat Goat & Sheep, Pork and Soybean
The organizational meeting for the State Peanut Committee will be held Friday, Feb. 13, in Andalusia at the Alabama Peanut Producers' Annual Meeting.
For more information, contact the Commodity Department at 1-800-392-5705, ext. 4293 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.