2017 GCPA Annual Meeting

Thursday November 2, 2017; 7:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Featuring:

  • -Eight informative speakers and topics (draft agenda below)
  • -UGA and ABAC scholarships awarded
  • -Presentation of Lifetime Achievement Awards
  • -CCA credits applied for
  • -Banquet luncheon included

Tentative Agenda

7:30 – 8:00 Continental breakfast

8:00 – 12:30 Presentations

  • -Mergers and Acquisitions, Industry Update –  Nate Miller South and Specialties Commercial Unit Leader, Dow DuPont  
  • -Georgia Association of Professional Agricultural Consultants, Georgia Consultant Perspective – John Beasley President  
  • -Ag Legislation and Capitol Changes for 2018, Georgia Agribusiness Council – Bryan Tolar President
  • -Utilization of Drones in Production Agriculture – Dr. Glen Raines Professor UGA Extension
  • -Auxin Update – Dr. Stanley Culpepper UGA Extension Weed Scientist     
  • -Cotton Entomology Update – Dr. Phillip Roberts UGA Extension Cotton Entomologist
  • -Pesticide Regulation Update – Tommy Gray GA Dept. of Ag

12:30 – 1:30 Awards Luncheon

  • -Keynote Speaker Gary Black, Georgia Agriculture Commissioner
  • -Presentation of Scholarships and Lifetime Achievement Recognition

1:30 – 2:00 Business Meeting (board members only)

GCPA Annual Meeting Registration Fees

Annual Meeting Registration$100.00
2017 Annual Individual Membership$100.00
2017 Annual Corporate Membership (includes one individual membership)$300.00