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    Name: Nampa Chamber Ag Forum 02/08/17
    Date: February 8, 2017
    Time: 11:00 AM - 1:15 PM MST
    Registration: Sorry, registration for this event has been closed. For more info,, call 466-4641.
    Event Description:
    The Nampa Chamber of Commerce invites you attend the
    Fourth Annual Ag Forum
    "Celebrating Agriculture in the Treasure Valley"

    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; 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).

    Sponsor Acknowledgement:
    Presenting Sponsor: Wells Fargo
    Platinum Sponsor: Nichols Accounting Group
    Silver Sponsor: D.L. Evans Bank
    Bronze Sponsors: Amalgamated Sugar, Canyon County Farm Bureau & District 12 Ag All-Stars Rep. Anderst, Sen. Lakey, & Rep. Youngblood 
    Media Sponsors: Idaho Press Tribune & KIVI Channel 6


     
    Location:

    Ford Idaho Center
    16200 Idaho Center Blvd
    Nampa, ID 83687

    Date/Time Information:
    Wed., Feb. 8, 2017
    11:00am - 1:15pm
    Contact Information:
    208-466-4641
    Fees/Admission:
    $25 Ticket
    $200 Exhibitor
    $300 Table Sponsor
    $400 Table & Exhibitor Sponsor

    Reservations are required by 9:00am on Fri., Feb. 3.  In order to control costs, cancelations after this time and all luncheon reservations will be charged for a lunch regardless of attendance. Thank you for your understanding.

    Note: Lunch Punch VIP passes are not available to use for the Ag Forum.
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