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Raleigh, NC

Meetings and Workshops

Breakfast with the Commissioner

The Tobacco Farm Life Museum will hold its 14th annual Breakfast with the Commissioner on Friday, February 1th at 7:30am in the Holshouser Building at the show.  The highlight of the event will  North Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture Steve Troxler presentation of the “Excellence in Agriculture” award.  This year's award will go to Mr. Bobby Wellons for his years of service to the US Department of Agriculture and the tobacco industry.
 
Proceeds from the breakfast assist the Tobacco Farm Life Museum in “preserving and presenting the history and heritage of the rural North Carolina farming community.”   For more information, visit  www.TobaccoFarmLifeMuseum.org

NC Agricultural Development Forum

Thursday, January 31st, at 9:30 am
www.ncagr.gov
Holshouser Building
Now a tradition for many of those closely involved in the state's largest industry, the forum is designed to provide information that farmers and agribusiness professionals can use to plan for the coming year. Presentations and predictions from the state's leading economists are always part of the program.

The forum also features the commissioner's annual "State of Agriculture" address, where attendees can learn about ongoing and future plans to boost the state's agricultural impact. The forum will take place from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm in the Holshouser Building at the show.

Breakfast will be served starting at 9:00 and Lunch starting at 12:30 (No charge/FREE for all attendees)
 

Tobacco Growers Association of North Carolina Annual Meeting

Friday, February 1st at 10:00 am
Holshouser Building
Join fellow Tobacco Grower Association of North Carolina members for the most important tobacco meeting of the year. Hear the latest information from the field, as well as from Washington. For more information, call 919-781-2307.
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