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Save on your trip to Jacksonville with NAMA’S early bird registration rates for the Agri-Marketing Conference , April 9-11. Early bird rates end March 20th, so register today.
When you join NAMA in Florida for the conference, you’ll be surrounded by leaders and decision-makers in the agri-marketing industry. You’ll hear from experts and trendsetters in agri-marketing, business development and branding. For details visit http://www.nama.org/amc/index.php
Florida Ag Tour
Join us for a guided tour of some of the finest farms, ranches and agri-business facilities in the Sunshine State, Wednesday, April 9 from 7:00 am to 2:00 pm. Florida boasts 9.2 million acres of farmland and ranks 2nd in U.S. production of fresh vegetables, providing 80% of the fresh vegetables consumed in the nation during the winter months. Florida’s cattle industry is one of the 15 largest in the United States, centered around birthing and raising calves. You will see fresh market potato and onion harvesting and packing; commercial vegetable production on plastic; a sod farm, blueberry farm, peach orchard, cattle ranch; and a very special Fresh From Florida lunch prepared by the University of Florida’s Chef David Bearl. Chef Bearl is an inductee of the American Academy of Chefs, the honor society of the American Culinary Federation, representing the highest standards of professionalism in the industry. His efforts to support culinary education through ‘Farm to School’ initiatives encourages the use of fresh, seasonal, and locally grown ingredients. The lunch, prepared by Chef Bearl, will feature specially selected items grown in Florida.
Cost for the Florida Ag Tour is $60.
To register for the Florida Ag Tour and for the conference visit http://www.nama.org/ConferenceRegistration/Default.aspx?confid=59. If you’ve already registered for conference but want to add the Florida Ag Tour or if you just want to register for the Ag Tour and not the Agri-Marketing Conference, please visit www.nama.org/amc/floridareg.php.
ABEF Golf Outing
The Agri-Business Educational Foundation (ABEF) will be hosting a Golf Outing, Tuesday, April 8. Gather your foursome and enjoy a relaxing day of golf in beautiful Jacksonville before the 2014 Agri-Marketing Conference begins.
The ABEF Golf Outing will take place at the Amelia National Golf Club. A chartered bus will leave the hotel at 11:30 a.m. to take everyone to the golf course and a boxed lunch and beverages will be provided. Tee time begins at 1:00 p.m. An awards ceremony and reception will cap your day on the greens. Cost for the outing is $195 per golfer. For more information visit http://www.nama.org/amc/golf.php