Ag Council Annual Meeting December 15-16 in Little Rock

The Ag Council of Arkansas Annual Board of Directors Meeting will once again be held in Little Rock this December on the 15th and 16th at the Capital Hotel.  The meeting will begin Thursday afternoon at 2pm with a Board of Directors Business Meeting, which will follow a meeting of the Ag Comp Board of Directors luncheon and meeting.

A welcome reception will be held Thursday evening following the meeting.  On Friday, attendees will hear from a variety of guest speakers who will cover a range of important issues facing Arkansas agriculture.  The meeting is open to members and invited guests only.  Attendees are strongly encouraged to RSVP to

Sponsorships are welcomed and encouraged.  To inquire about sponsorships, contact

Schedule of Events for Annual Meeting:

12:00pm-2:00pm     Ag Comp Self Insurer Fund Board Meeting
2:00pm-5:00pm       Ag Council Board of Directors Business Meeting
5:00pm-6:30pm       Welcome Reception
7:00pm-9:00pm       Presidents’ Dinner

8:00am-12:30pm     Ag Council General Session
12:30pm-2:00pm     Lunch
2:00pm                      Adjourn
2:00pm                      Ag Comp Self Insurer Fund Annual Meeting

General Session Guest Speakers (Friday morning)

Arlan Suderman and Ted Nelson of INTL FCStone:
Overview of Ag Economy and Commodity Market Forecast for 2017

Senate Pro Tempore Jonathan Dismang:
Outlook for Legislative Session and Future Priorities

Roby Brock, Talk Business and Politics:
Political Landscape in Arkansas and Review of 2016 Elections

John Lewis, National Weather Service:
Review of 2016 and Forecast for 2017

Chad Causey, Causey Law Firm:
Information on Migrant Labor Laws and Update on Syngenta Lawsuit


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