2016 National Value Added Agriculture Conference
Presented by: Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection; University of Wisconsin – Dane County Extension
Location: Park Hotel (22 S. Carroll Street, Madison)
Time: July 21-22
National leaders in value-added agriculture will be convening in Madison, Wisconsin, for the 18th Annual National Value-Added Agriculture Conference. The theme of this year’s conference is “Agriculture, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship: Developing Thriving Rural Communities.”
Conference topics include agritourism, rural & urban economic development, food waste, food safety, marketing, policy, local & regional food systems, labor issues, alternative energy, technology, supply chain management, and more.
Who should attend: Farmers, business owners and operators, entrepreneurs, consultants, policy makers, extension specialists, academics, community leaders, and service providers.