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January 22, 2013   Email to Friend 

AUBURN TO HOST FRUIT AND VEGETABLE GROWERS CONFERENCE FEB. 8-9

Melissa Martin
(334) 612-5448
January 22, 2013

Pest management, soil conservation, irrigation systems and specialty crop production in Alabama are among issues to be discussed at the 2013 Alabama Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association (AFVGA) Conference in Auburn, Feb. 8-9.

Organized by the Alabama Cooperative Extension System and the AFVGA, the conference opens at the Ham Wilson Livestock Area at 8 a.m. Friday, with educational programs and field tours scheduled throughout the day. An optional fruit grafting workshop is scheduled that afternoon and carries an additional $50 fee.

Attendees will spend Saturday at the Auburn University Hotel and Dixon Conference Center, where educational sessions will be held from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Registration received by Jan. 31 is $80 per person and includes the 2013 AFVGA membership fee and meals. Meals are not included in registration received after Jan. 31.

To register, visit aces.edu/afvga. Click HERE for a detailed agenda.

For more information, email AFVGA Secretary Leslie Brasher at TheBrashers1@bellsouth.net.


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