NCC Reviewing Key Farm Law Provisions

NCC staff is reviewing key provisions of the new Food, Conservation and Energy Act of 2008 in 45 educational meetings across the Cotton Belt during the weeks of June 16 and June 23.

Published: May 30, 2008
Updated: June 26, 2008

NCC staff will review key provisions of the new Food, Conservation and Energy Act of 2008 in 45 meetings across the Cotton Belt during the weeks of June 16 and June 23.

Being conducted as a service to NCC members, the presentations are aimed at providing the best available information on the new farm bill and will conclude with a question and answer period. Other industry members, agribusiness representatives and news media also are invited to attend.

"All cotton industry members should be at one of these meetings,” NCC Chairman Larry McClendon said. "I believe others involved in agriculture also can benefit from attending these informational sessions."

The schedule of meetings, with all times local:
 

Southeast Region:

June 17

Franklin, VA           9 am - Paul Dee Camp Com College – Work Force Center
Jackson, NC            2 pm - J W Faison Building

June 18

Washington, NC      9 am - Beaufort County Extension Office
Bennettsville, SC     4 pm - McColl Gin

June 19

Santee, SC              9 am - Holiday Inn
Statesboro, GA       3 pm - Bulloch County Ag Center

June 20

Perry, GA               9 am - GA National Fair Grounds – Miller Murphy Howard Bldg
Tifton, GA              2 pm - Rural Development Center – Small Auditorium

June 23

Belle Mina, AL         9 am - Tennessee Valley Research & Extension Substation
Prattville, AL           3 pm - Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World – Conference Room

June 24

Atmore, AL            10 am - Creek Family Restaurant – Weatherford Room

June 25

Donalsonville, GA    10 am - Lions Hall

Mid-South Region:

June 17

Portageville, MO      10 am - Delta Center
Jackson, TN            10:30 am - UT Ag Experiment Station
Keiser, AR              2 pm - Northeast Research & Extension Center

June 18

Memphis, TN          10 am – Agricenter International - Auditorium
Clarksdale, MS        3 pm - Clarksdale City Auditorium
Alexandria, LA        3 pm – LSUA Dewitt Livestock Facility

June 19

Rayville, LA            10 am - Civic Center
Yazoo City, MS        3 pm - Rick’s Memorial Library (formerly MS Chemical Conf Room)

June 20

Indianola, MS         10 am - Charles W. Capps, Jr. Technology Center
Dumas, AR             3 pm - Dumas Community Center

Southwest Region:

June 23

Wellington, KS        8 am - Raymond Frye Complex
Weslaco, TX            9 am - TAMU Citrus Center - Richard Hensz Auditorium
Robstown, TX         3 pm - Nueces County Fair Grounds - Conference Center Ballroom A
Hugoton, KS           4 pm - Memorial Hall

June 24

El Campo, TX           9 am - Civic Center
Dumas, TX             10 am - Moore County Community Bldg
Seagraves, TX         10 am - Community Bldg
Victoria, TX            3 pm - Howard Johnson Hotel – Colorado Room
Plainview, TX                   3 pm - Ollie Liner Center
Midland, TX            3 pm - Midland County Horseshoe

June 25

Uvalde, TX             10 am - Uvalde Quality Inn – Sage Room
Lubbock, TX           10 am - Plains Cotton Cooperative Assn
San Angelo, TX       10 am - Texas Agri-Life Research & Extension Center
Lamesa, TX            2 pm - Dawson County Community Center
Abilene, TX            3 pm - Abilene Christian University – Cullen Auditorium

June 26

El Paso, TX             10 am - Wyndham Hotel - Theater
Altus, OK                10 am - OklahomaCotton Cooperative Assn.

Western Region:

June 23

Dos Palos, CA         10 am - DES Hall
Coalinga, CA          2:30 pm - Harris Ranch – Garden Ballroom

June 24

Bakersfield, CA       10 am - Kern Ag Pavilion
Yuma, AZ               3 pm - Booth Equipment

June 25

Maricopa, AZ          10 am - Maricopa Ag Center – Multipurpose Room
Thatcher, AZ           3 pm - Eastern Arizona College – Activity Center Meeting Room