2016 National Value Added Conference registration open

Posted: February 18, 2015

The 17th Annual National Value Added Agriculture Conference is slated to take place in Austin, Texas on May 18-20, 2015. The conference will address food security, rural development, and value added agriculture.

Conference participants will also have the opportunities to visit U.S Foods’s LEED-certified facility in Buda and Whole Foods flagship store in Lamar, and tour two famous urban farms in Austin: Agua Dulce Farm and Springdale farm. 

Deadline for registration is 5:00 pm April 27, 2015.

Registration fee for regular attendee is $200 which will cover meetings, 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 coffee breaks, a reception, and a banquet.

American Farm Bureau Federation, National Food MarketMaker, Southern Rural Development Center, Southern Extension Risk Management Education, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Agricultural Marketing Resource Center are confirmed sponsors for the conference.

More information about the conference and conference registration is available here.