Ag Council Annual Meeting Set for December 14-15

The Ag Council of Arkansas will hold its Annual Board of Directors Meeting December 14th and 15th in Little Rock, Arkansas.  The meeting will take place at the Capital Hotel. The event schedule and corresponding agendas are listed below. All meetings will take place on the second floor of the hotel.

Friday’s general session will be open to any Ag Council member and invited guests.

Schedule for Annual Meeting:

Thursday, December 14

11:30am – 1:30pm     Ag Comp Self Insurer Fund Board of Directors Meeting
2:00pm – 5:00pm     Ag Council Board of Directors Business Meeting
5:00pm – 6:30pm     Welcome Reception (open to visitors and guests) Sponsored by Farm Credit
7:00pm – 9:00pm     Presidents’ Dinner (open to Past Presidents, Ag Comp SIF Board Members, Meeting Sponsors, and spouses) Sponsored by MFA Oil

Friday, December 15

8:30am – 9:00am       Ag Comp SIF Annual Meeting
9:00am – 12:30pm     Ag Council General Session with Guest Speakers Sponsored by Pioneer Hi-bred
12:30pm – 1:30pm     Luncheon Sponsored by Riceland Foods & Delta Plastics
1:30pm                         Meeting Adjourns
1:30pm – 2:30pm       Arkansas Cotton Warehouse Association 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 2018

University of Arkansas’s Agricultural Economists:
Economic Outlook for Arkansas Farmers in 2018

Craig Brown of National Cotton Council:
Farm Bill Update with Focus on Cotton

John Lewis, National Weather Service:
Review of 2017 Crop Year and Forecast for 2018



To reserve a room contact the hotel at (501) 374-7474