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December 15 – 17, 2021 | Memphis Tennessee

Theme:  Diversity, Efficiency, and Sustainability in Production Agriculture

Wednesday, December 15th
2:00PM – 6:00PM Exhibitor Set-up  
4:00PM - 6:00PM Registration  
7:00PM - 9:00PM Welcome Reception  
Thursday, December 16th
7:00AM - 8:15AM Breakfast and Registration  
8:30AM Opening Session - Introductions, Meeting Objectives  
9:00AM The Honorable Thomas J. Vilsack, USDA Secretary (Invited)  
10:00AM Sustainability Opportunities for Growers – Panel Discussion  
10:45AM Break  
11:00AM Improving Crop Yields with Sustainable Inputs – Panel Discussion  
12:00PM Lunch Speaker : Diversity in Ag – The Honorable David Scott, Chair of US House Ag Committee (Invited)  
1:30PM Precision Ag Technologies - Panel Discussion  
2:15 PM Marketing Commodities to Maximize Profitability - Panel Discussion  
3:00PM Crop Insurance Fundamentals  
3:20PM Break  
3:30PM Estate Planning and Heirs Property Management  
4:30PM Summary Remarks  
6:30PM Dinner  



Friday, December 17th
7:00AM - 8:15AM Breakfast and Registration  
8:30AM Opening Remarks  
8:45AM Grower Wellness, Mental Health and Farm Safety  
9:30AM American Rescue Plan, 2022 Farm Bill – Mr. Zach Ducheneaux, USDA FSA Administrator (Invited)


10:15AM Break  
10:30AM FSA Programs and Updates  
11:15AM Value Added Crop Opportunities for Diverse Growers  
12:30PM Lunch/Closing Remarks  
1:30PM - 6:00PM NBGC Board Meeting (BOD only)