Feb 4, 2020
Yuma Fresh Vegetable Association sponsors Southwest Ag Summit

The 2020 Southwest Ag Summit, slated for Feb. 25-27, includes a lineup of programs including educational sessions, golf tournament, Latino Farmer Symposium, field demonstration events, exhibitor show, evening reception and concludes with the sold-out Harvest Dinner on Thursday.

Event organizers with the Yuma Fresh Vegetable Association are excited to announce that this year’s keynote speaker will be Jay Lehr, renowned futurist and economist.

Other sessions include: Integrated Pest Management Regulatory Update, Integrated Pest Management in Vegetables, Food, Energy & Water – 2030, Food Safety Student Poster Data Session, Advanced Technologies for Automated, Weeding and Robotic Crop Harvesting, Glyphosate: Current Status and Potential Future, Food Safety, Industrial Hemp Production in Arizona, Advances in Citrus Production, Improvements in Desert Fertilizer Management, Soil Health-Finding a Path Forward, Climate Change & Agriculture in Yuma County, and Premium Financing Insurance to Obtain Liquid Assets Business Session.

The daily schedule, registration, host hotels, sponsorship information and more can be found at www.SwagSummit.com. Online registration fees are $125. Registration fees include field demonstrations; evening reception; keynote presentation; breakout sessions, exhibitor show and lunch. For more information on sponsorships, exhibitor opportunities or for any other questions, please call Amy Karvoski, 928-783-9355.

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