NC Agritunity Conference and Tradeshow
The inaugural NC Agritunity Conference and Tradeshow will be held on Saturday, March 4 at the Iredell County Agricultural Center at 444 Bristol Drive, Statesville, NC 28677. NC Agritunity is a one-day educational conference for farmers of all types, featuring a tradeshow and a keynote speaker. Large commodity producers, livestock producers, small farm managers, beginning farmers, and anyone just interested in agriculture are welcome to attend.
Participants will choose from presentations in three educational tracks: livestock, field crop production, and small farm management. The program features NC State Extension specialists, agents, and individuals from agricultural organizations. Continuing education credits (CEUs) and pesticide training credits will be available in some of the presentations for existing license holders. Participants will also be able to visit tradeshow vendors including agricultural businesses, suppliers and manufacturers, non-profits, and service agencies. Exhibitor and vendor opportunities are available.
The tradeshow and registration will open at 8 a.m., and the educational program will begin at 8:30 a.m. Two sessions will occur before lunch and two will occur after lunch, concluding at 3:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Lunch will be available for purchase on site.
Please register in advance by visiting http://go.ncsu.edu/agritunity or by calling Iredell County Cooperative Extension Center at 704-873-0507 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday-Friday Day of event walk-in registration may be limited. For more information, please contact your local County Extension Center.