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Nevada Farm Bureau and Department of Agriculture to hold 2013 Southern Nevada Agriculture Conference


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SPARKS — The Nevada Farm Bureau Federation and the Nevada Department of Agriculture are holding the 2013 Southern Nevada Agriculture Conference Thursday, Nov. 21 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Las Vegas.

The event is at the Santa Fe Station Hotel and Casino. Lunch will be provided for attendees.

During the conference, participants can attend sessions to hear from experts in the fields of agriculture exporting, selling local, marketing, food safety, business planning, hydroponics and aquaponics. Speakers from Nevada agriculture organizations like NevadaGrown, the University of Nevada, Reno Cooperative Extension, Hungry Mother Organics and others will be presenting.

“As Nevada agriculture continues to grow, we plan to provide valuable educational resources like the Southern Nevada Agriculture Conference to effectively grow and promote the state industry,” said Jeff Sutich, international marketing coordinator at the Department of Agriculture.

Participants are encouraged to register early for the event. Interested individuals should visit agri.nv.gov and click the link for the Southern Nevada Agriculture Conference. Early bird registration is $55 until Nov. 14 and $60 after that date. Registration will include lunch for the conference.

For more information about the Southern Nevada Agriculture Conference, its sessions and registration, please visit agri.nv.gov.

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