You’re probably familiar with popular agriculture events like FFA Conventions, the World Ag Expo, or the California Spring Trials. But did you know that there are hundreds of events happening all over the world? We have compiled a list of some of the biggest events that you may have an interest in attending.
These events are intended to form connections across the industry, and the world, as new products and technology become available. These are also great opportunities to meet local education groups or fellow seed exchangers.
If you are seeking out a career in this industry these events are great for networking and developing connections with reputable businesses. Be sure to go prepared with business cards, resumes, or linkedin information to maintain contact with those you meet.
Some events that are quickly approaching include:
- Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference - January 6-9, 2022 The largest Educational Production conference and trade show in the Southeastern U.S. Make connections with growers, vendors, and suppliers of the industry.
- Conference - January 19-22, 2022 Attend for the chance to participate in visionary keynote speakers, skill-building workshops, pre-conference events, expo, seed swaps, networking, and farm tours.
- Lakes Trade Expo - January 24-26, 2022 One of the biggest trade shows of the year showcasing speakers from many leading companies in the nursery and landscaping industry.
- Fruit and Vegetable Convention - February 1-3, 2022 The premier grower meeting in the Northeast including educational presentations and a large industry trade show.
Don’t miss these amazing opportunities to expand your knowledge regarding what is available to you as a grower and the increasingly helpful technologies that are available.
Often these events include workshops and skill based learning that will allow you to really have fun in your garden for years to come.
For more information regarding these events, and others throughout the year visit our website. On our Events Information page you can find a list of our recommended events and links to the event websites where you will find more information, including the steps to register to attend.
About the Author
I'm Ashleigh Smith, a native to Northern Utah. I first gained a love of gardening with my grandmother as I helped her each summer. I decided to make a career of it and have recently graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Horticulture from Brigham Young University - Idaho. My studies have focused on plant production while I also have experience in Nursery & Garden Center Operations.
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