127th ANNUAL FARMERS CONFERENCE

February 18th - 23rd, 2019
At
The Double Tree Hotel
120 Madison Ave
Montgomery, AL 36104
(334) 245-2320

SAVE THE DATE!!!!

About Farmers Conference

The Farmers Conference at Tuskegee University is often cited as the oldest event of its type in the nation. The first Farmers Conference, originally called the “Peoples Conference” was hosted on this historic campus on February 23, 1892. This conference exists today as a two-day educational forum that features tours, panel discussions, interactive demonstrations and concurrent workshops.

The theme for this years conference is “Solving Common Problems in Uncommon Ways: Sustainable Innovation for the People.”  The conference sessions  will carter to address emerging issues surrounding small farmers, farm families and rural communities.

Venue and Hotel Accomodation

This years Farmers Conference will be held at the Double Tree Hotel, Montgomery Alabama, ( Room Reservation Code is TUF).

The overflow hotel for the conference is the Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott at 7560 Mobile Highway, Montgomery AL, 36105. Click the link to reserve your group rate. Last day to book is  February, 15, 2019.                        

Purchase Order/Check Registration

Online registration for 2019 Farmers Conference is closed. Refer to the conference venue for further assistance.

Credit Card Registration

Conference Program and Agendas

Exert Competition

Sponsors

The Farmers Conference at Tuskegee University is often cited as the oldest event of its type in the nation. The first Farmers Conference, originally called the “Peoples Conference” was hosted on this historic campus on February 23, 1892. This conference exists today as a two-day educational forum that features tours, panel discussions, interactive demonstrations and concurrent workshops.

2019 Sponsors​ List

Diamond ($10,000)

  • Opportunity to place company/organization advertisement in the registration area
  • First choice of exhibit space
  • 10 conference registrations
  • 10 minutes of microphone time during opening session
  • Link on conference website
  • Waived exhibit fee
  • Acknowledgement in conference program
  • Acknowledgement in opening and closing ceremonies

Platinum ($5,000)

  • 8 conference registrations
  • Waived exhibit fee
  • Acknowledgement in conference program
  • Acknowledgement in opening and closing ceremonies
  • Link on conference website

Gold ($2,500)

  • 5 conference registrations
  • Acknowledgement in conference program
  • Waived exhibit fee
  • Acknowledgement in opening and closing ceremonies
  • Link on conference website

Silver ($1,500)

  • 3 conference registration
  • Acknowledgement in conference program
  • Waived exhibit fee
  • Acknowledgement in opening and closing ceremonies
  • Link on the conference website

Bronze ($1,000)

  • 2 conference registration
  • Waived exhibit fee
  • Link on the conference website

For more information, please contact Carmalita Pollard at cpollard1@tuskegee.edu or (334) 727-8652

Program Contacts

  • For more information contact:
    Venese Singleton
    Cooperative Extension Program
    Tuskegee, Alabama
    Phone: (334) 724-4440 or 727-8808
    Fax: (334) 727-8812
    E-mail: vsingleton@tuskegee.edu
     
  • Carmalita Pollard
    Cooperative Extension Program
    Tuskegee, Alabama
    Phone: (334) 727-8652
    E-mail: cpollard1@tuskegee.edu

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