WASHINGTON, DC- (December 22, 2015) The National Black Growers Council (NBGC) will host its annual conference,”Managing for Sustainability: Trends, Strategies and Resources” on January 26-28, 2016, at the Gold Strike Casino & Resort in Tunica, MS. Registration for the event is available on the NBGC’s website (www.nationalblackgrowerscouncil.com).
The event is open to the public. Following are this meeting’s Issue Panel topics:
- Farm Entity Considerations, Tax Implications, and Risk Management
- Precision Agriculture: Affordability, Benefits, Equipment, and Other Considerations
- Farm Financial Management and Crop Marketing Strategies
- Review of NBGC Model Farms and Outreach Programs
- NBGC Awards & Recognition Gala
- Sustaining Members Forum
The NBGC strives to provide leadership and diversity in American Agriculture through its mission to improve the efficiency, productivity and sustainability of the Black row crop producer. The Council has developed programs such as the NBGC Model Farm Series and the newly created NBGC Ag Apprenticeship Program to assist in these efforts. Through collaboration with its sustaining members, historically black colleges and universities, USDA, key industry stakeholders and Agri-business the NBGC has been effective in the promotion of agriculture as a viable career option to the youth while simultaneously preserving black-owned farms.
The National Black Growers Council is a non-profit organization, based in Washington, DC. To register for the conference online click here; or by phone at (202) 870-2412 For more information on the Council, please visit the website at www.nationalblackgrowerscouncil.com or email Mr. Leigh Allen, Executive Director at firstname.lastname@example.org.