From Western Peanut Growers Association
Western Peanut Growers Association will host an Ag Issues Conference on Wednesday, March 18, 2020, at the Seminole Community Center located at 801 North Main Street in Seminole. Farmers of all commodities, agribusinesses, community leaders and those who are interested in agriculture are invited to attend the lunch beginning at 11:30 a.m. with the conference to begin shortly thereafter.
The 2020 Ag Issues Conference will focus on looking to the future of agriculture with keynote speaker Glenn Thompson, US Congressman of Pennsylvania’s 15th District. Congressman Thompson is the Senior Republican on the House Ag Committee just behind the soon to retire Ranking Member, Mike Conaway. He is the heir apparent to be the next Chairman or Ranking Member of the Ag Committee. Congressman Thompson currently serves as Republican Leader of the Farm Commodities and Risk Management Subcommittee.
Congressman Thompson will be joined by Congressional Host Jodey Arrington, US House Congressman of Texas District 19. There will be a question and answer session during the conference.
WPGA Annual Membership Meeting
Prior to the luncheon, members of the Western Peanut Growers Association are encouraged to attend the organization’s 37th Annual Business Meeting at 10:00 a.m.
For more information about this event, contact the Western Peanut Growers Association at (432) 758–2050.