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Meetings and Workshops

Annual Meeting of the Tobacco Growers Assocation of North Carolina

Members of the Tobacco Growers Assocation of North Carolina will gather on Friday, February 7, 2025 to learn the latest news surrounding tobacco, and hear from industry experts and elected officials. For more details, visit the TGANC Website.

Ag Development Forum

The 20th Annual Ag Development Forum will feature Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler's annual State of Agriculture address, an economic outlook, and other issues facing North Carolina agriculture.

It all starts at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, February 6, 2025.
For more details, visit Ag Development Forum

Pesticide Continuing Education

On Wednesday February 5 2025 starting at 9:30 am, two free sessions will be held for those seeking continuing education for their NCDA Pesticide License. 
Check back closeer to the show for details.

NC Growers Association Annual Meeting

 The North Carolina Growers Association (NC Growers) will again hold their annual meeting at the Southern Farm Show.  The meeting, which is open to their 750 farmer members, will take place at 1:00pm on Wednesday February 5.
NC Growers Deputy Director Lee Wicker says the meeting will review the 2024 season and provide members a look ahead to 2025
Details at NC Growers

Breakfast with the Commissioner

The Breakfast with the Commissioner is held each year to benefit the Tobacco Farm Life Museum in Kenly.  It’s also held to recognize an outstanding leader in North Carolina agriculture through the Excellence in Ag Award given each year. The 2025 breakfast will be held on Friday, February 7 at 7:30 am.   For details and tickets on the breakfast, contact the Tobacco Farm Life Museum at 919-824-3131, or visit their website at

FSA Workshops

The USDA will again offer programs on their FSA programs.  Check back closer to the show for details.

Wake County Partners in Ag Kickoff Breakfast

The kickoff breakfast for the Southern Farm Show ill take place at 7:30am in the restaurant at the Hunt Horse Arena.  Check back closer to the show for details
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