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126th Annual Farmers Conference

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Date February 13, 2018   -   February 16, 2018
Location Montgomery, Alabama
Registration Required Yes


The Farmers Conference at Tuskegee University is often cited as the oldest event of its type in the nation. The first Farmers Conference, originally called the “Peoples Conference” was hosted on this historic campus on February 23, 1892. This conference exists today as a two-day educational forum that features tours, panel discussions, interactive demonstrations and concurrent workshops.

The theme for this years conference is “Solving Common Problems in Uncommon Ways: Sustainable Innovation for the People”
These sessions address emerging issues surrounding small farmers, farm families and rural communities. Unique conference features and events include but are not limited to:

  • Annual Meeting of the State Extension Advisory Council
  • T.M. Campbell Memorial and Merit Farm Family award Banquet
  • EXert Youth Competition
  • Effective Marketing Tools for Agricultural Products Workshop
  • PostHarvest Techniques and Technologies
  • High Tunnel House Success Stories and Strategies
  • Learn and Burn Live-Fire Event

Learn more: https://www.tuskegee.edu/programs-courses/colleges-schools/caens/conferences-workshops/farmers-conference