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The Alabama Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association invites you to an exciting 2-day event. The AFVG Conference and Tradeshow will start on Friday, Feb. 7 at the Ham Wilson Arena (AU campus) and end on Saturday, Feb. 8 at the Marriott Grand National Hotel and Conference Center (Opelika, Alabama). This conference is a premier educational conference for anyone interested in fruit and vegetable production. Agenda is available online and registration is open at All major credit cards are accepted through the online system.

The conference will feature several Keynote Speakers (producers and university researchers) on weed control, fumigation, variety selection, and production methods. There are four in-depth workshops related to high tunnel crops, fruit and vegetable grafting, and innovative marketing techniques. Producers can also attend concurrent sessions on fruit and vegetable production, food safety/GAP, pesticide safety and worker protection, soil and water quality, integrated pest management, irrigation, backyard gardening, and much more. Don’t delay, register today as a participant for a wonderful training and networking experience. Exhibitors are also invited to participate in the tradeshow for an unbeatable interaction. For registration or tradeshow queries, please contact Ann Chambliss ( or Jackie Cooper (


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