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Showtime In The South – Cotton Farming

The seventieth Annual Mid-South Farm And Gin Present

Situated not removed from the Mighty Mississippi, the Mid-South Farm and Gin Present is a not-for-profit academic alternative for farmers and other people concerned in agriculture. This 12 months’s occasion might be held in Memphis, Feb. 25-26 on the Renasant Conference Middle, 255 N. Major St. That is the previous Cook dinner Conference Middle.

Present reveals open at 9 a.m. each Friday and Saturday. The annual present supplies useful info and options services supplied by a whole lot of exhibitors. It’s additionally a welcoming venue for farm households to spend the day and reunite with previous buddies.

Everyone seems to be invited to attend the Southern Cotton Ginners Affiliation and Basis Annual Conferences, which start Thursday, Feb. 24, 1:30 p.m., on the Peabody Lodge. Shannon Huff, Tennessee Farmers Cooperative; Ed Barnes, Cotton Integrated; and Lauren Krogman, Nationwide Cotton Council, will talk about ag analysis and new alternatives.

Tim Worth, present supervisor and Southern Cotton Ginners Affiliation govt vice chairman, says, “The ag enterprise section of our business continues to come back ahead with new equipment, new improvements and wonderful new know-how.

“We additionally attempt to present the perfect evaluation potential on matters of curiosity to these within the enterprise of agriculture.”

Ag Replace Seminars

The present formally begins at 8:30 a.m., Friday, with the Ag Replace assembly. Congressman David Kustoff (R-TN, eighth district) will present a particular welcome.

Ted Schneider, Nationwide Cotton Council chairman, will talk about cotton points; and Joe Nicosia, buying and selling operations officer and head of the cotton platform, Louis Dreyfus Co., will talk about the outlook for U.S. and world cotton.

On Saturday, the Ag Replace assembly options Richard Brock, Brock Associates, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He’ll present a grain market outlook, perception into grain advertising and marketing and challenges farmers face within the 12 months forward.

The Ag Replace seminars are held annually on Friday and Saturday mornings.

“Nicosia and Richard Brock are mainstays for the Farm and Gin Present,” Worth says. “We welcome them annually to offer outlooks for world cotton and grain markets. It’s a possibility to listen to Nicosia’s and Brock’s views in a single place.”

Different Academic Alternatives

The Nationwide Cotton Council will conduct a Farm Invoice seminar led by Reece Langley, vice chairman, Washington Operations, NCC, Friday, at 11 a.m.

The seminar will present an summary and outlook on the challenges and alternatives for the subsequent Farm Invoice that Congress is anticipated to develop in 2023. It additionally will spotlight how the cotton business’s U.S. Cotton Belief Protocol generally is a optimistic affect for farm coverage that may profit U.S. cotton producers and the whole cotton provide chain.

A particular rice advertising and marketing academic seminar might be held Saturday, starting at 12:30 p.m. Milo Hamilton, co-founder and senior agricultural economist, Firstgrain Inc., says, “This workshop seems on the rice value as trapped between unsure enter prices and different elements chances are you’ll by no means have considered earlier than. We might be in Memphis that will help you type via your new crop rice value outlook.”

Present closing occasions are 5 p.m. and 4:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday, respectively. At 9 p.m., Saturday, the favored Jamboree will kick off on the Peabody Lodge Grand Ballroom with music by The Krackerjacks.

See you in Memphis!

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