Agribusiness Conference at Tech Friday

The Arkansas Tech University Department of Agriculture will welcome representatives from the private, public and educational sectors to Russellville on Friday, Oct. 13, for the 2017 ATU Agribusiness Conference.

The conference will begin at 8 a.m. Friday in the Doc Bryan Student Services Center Lecture Hall.

Speakers will include Kim Bremmer, founder of Ag Inspirations and president of Wisconsin Women for Agriculture; Dr. Josh Maples, livestock marketing economist at Mississippi State University; Dr. Harold Newcomb, technical service veterinarian for Merck; Dr. Kabel Robbins, staff veterinarian for Butterball LLC; and Blake Williams, sales representative for Dow AgroSciences.

Sponsors for the conference include the Arkansas Cattlemen’s Association, Arvest Bank, Farm Credit of Western Arkansas, OK Foods and Tyson Foods.

Learn more about the ATU Department of Agriculture.

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