Farm bill topic of ag symposium at UGA Aug. 15

By for CAES News
Southern farm leaders will explore the impacts of the new farm bill during the University of Georgia's fourth annual Symposium on the Future of American Agriculture Aug. 15 in Athens, Ga.

Political and industry leaders and university scientists will speak on topics ranging from a farm bill overview to the economic outlook for cotton and peanut farmers to local and state impacts of the farm bill.

The program will begin at 8 a.m. at the Georgia Center for Continuing Education. Registration and refreshments start at 7 a.m. The event will end at 4 p.m. A $75 fee (or $100 after Aug. 2) will cover the luncheon and all other costs.

You can register to attend the symposium in a number of ways. Just visit the event's Web site ( southag.phtml).

Dan Rahn is a news editor with the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.