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Ag Development Forum
Thursday, February 1, 2018
9:30 am – 12:30 pm

The 13th Annual Ag Development Forum will feature Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler's annual State of Agriculture address, an agriculture economic outlook, a discussion on agricultural trade, and an update on agricultural labor issues.

Join us at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 1 in the Gov. Holshouser Building at the N.C. State Fairgrounds in Raleigh.


Featured speakers include:

  • Dr. Michael L. Walden, William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor, North Carolina State University
  • Dr. Blake Brown, Hugh C. Kiger Professor and Extension Economist, Agriculture and Resource Economics, North Carolina State University
  • Mr. Randy Russell, The Russell Group

There will also be a special video message on Ag Labor from U.S. Congressman Bob Goodlatte and special video message from U.S. Senator Thom Tillis.


Videos of all presentations from last year's forum are available by clicking the "Media from 2017 Forum" link in the right-hand column.


Sponsored by: North Carolina Agribusiness Council Members NC Agribusiness Council Logo


The forum is held in conjunction with the Southern Farm Show.


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