Enjoy an 'AgVenture in the Natural State'
Early Registration Ends April 15
Temple Grandin - One of the highlights of the conference is a keynote address to be given by world renowned animal behaviorist and autism spokesperson Temple Grandin at the opening banquet the evening of Wednesday June 19. She will be available for a book signing at a reception before the banquet. If you have any of her books such as Animals in Translation or Animals Make Us Human bring them to the reception for her to sign. Thank you Corteva Agriscience for sponsoring Ms. Grandin's appearance at the conference.
Conference Schedule - The conference kicks off the morning of Wednesday June 19 with a selection of traveling workshops to learn about rice and poultry production, Heifer International, the William J. Clinton Presidential Library and Museum, among other stops, with an opening luncheon and workshops to follow. Workshop topics include GMOs, chemistry in agriculture and hands-on school garden approaches to learning. The conference ends mid-day Friday June 21.
Lodging - To book a room at the Little Rock Marriott, where the conference will be held, go to Little Rock Marriott. King bed rooms are $170 and double bed rooms are $180 a night plus taxes and fees. The conference room rates are good until May 27.
Bingo - A Bingo fundraiser will be held after Temple Grandin speaks at the banquet the evening of Wednesday June 19. Ten Bingo cards can be purchased for $20 each when you register for the conference or onsite at the conference. Proceeds go to support NAITCO, a 501c3 non-profit organization.