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.