• Ag Forum

  • Join us at the Fifth Annual
    AG FORUM
    Celebrating Agriculture in the Treasure Valley

    2018 DATE TBD  |  11:00AM-1:15PM  | Ford Idaho Center

  • SPONSOR & EXHIBIT INVITATION SPONSOR & EXHIBIT INVITATION

    We invite you to join us in supporting the Fifth Annual Ag Forum by partnering with us as a sponsor and/or exhibitor.

    Contact Steve Weston sweston@nampa.com / 208.466.4641

  • 2017 AG FORUM INFORMATION 2017 AG FORUM INFORMATION

    From fries to cheese and seeds to wine, Southern Idaho is producing quality products to feed the world.  The 2017 Ag Forum connects the agricultural industry and local businesses, while raising the awareness that agriculture and food processing are the backbone of Southern Idaho’s economy.  Join us February 8 at the Ford Idaho Center as we hear from:

    Speakers:

    • Lt. Governor Brad Little
    • Celia Gould, Director of the Idaho Department of Agriculture
    • Jay Larsen, President of the Idaho Technology Council
    • Gretchen Hansten, Idaho State FFA President


    Keynote Speaker:  Michael Swanson, Ph.D., Wells Fargo Chief Agricultural Economist

    Panel Discussion:  "The Future of Agriculture" Discussing the transition of generations in agriculture and the revolutionary changes in agricultural technology. 

    Panelists: Brock Obendorf, Owner, Obendorf Farms;  Joe Stewart, Owner, Stewart Dairies;  and Tyson Presher, Crop Advisor, Valley Agronomics; and Mark J. Davis, SmartFarm Regional Manager, J. R. Simplot Company.

    We will also be announcing the 2017 Canyon County Farm Family of the Year.

    Sponsorship/Exhibitor Opportunities: Table Sponsorships $300 (8 tickets). Exhibitor opportunities at $200.  Table sponsor and exhibitor pricing $400 ($100 savings).  For sponsor opportunities, contact Steve Weston (sweston@nampa.com/208-466-4641).

     

     

  • Are you interested in learning about the youth scholarships available?

    The Nampa/Caldwell Chambers of Commerce Agri-Business Committee Scholarships are available to Canyon County residents and also to continuing students who graduated from a Canyon County High School. Applicants must be a freshman, sophomore, junior, senior or graduate level student and enrolled full-time at a community college or university for the coming academic year. Major or minor in an agriculture related field is required. Select "click here" for more information.  

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  • 2017 Ag Forum
  • AG FORUM GOALS AG FORUM GOALS

    * Connect the agricultural industry, growers, producers and business.

    * Raise the visibility and awareness of the importance of agriculture to our local communities.

    * Present important information on relevant issues to our agricultural and agribusiness community.