Experts on trade and a panel of State and National commodity leaders will present tools and resources on agricultural exporting at the Mid-South Agricultural Trade Conference on March 3, 2022. Attendees should register by Feb. 20, and there is no charge to attend.
The conference will be held at Agricenter International located at 7777 Walnut Grove Rd. in Memphis, Tenn. The event will begin at 9 a.m. CST and will end at 2 p.m. Doors will open at 8:30 a.m.
Tennessee Senator Bill Hagerty and Agriculture Commissioner Charlie Hatcher, D.V.M. will address conference attendees. Additionally, the conference will include speakers and presentations from university, government, industry, and commodity representatives. Speakers include Scott Gerlt, Economist at the American Soybean Association; Jon Holztrager, Director of Supply Chain Partnerships at the University of Tennessee Global Supply Chain Institute; Andrew Muhammad, Ph.D., Professor and Blasingame Chair of Excellence in Agricultural Policy at the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture; Stephen Alexander Vaden, Judge, United States Court of International Trade; and Daniel B. Whitley, Administrator at the Foreign Agricultural Service.
The conference is being hosted by the Center for Profitable Agriculture, University of Tennessee (UT) Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, UT Martin, and the Tennessee Department of Agriculture. Registration and more information can be found at www.eventbrite.com/e/2022-mid-south-agriculture-trade-conference-tickets-181903858337.