The Agribusiness Showcase & Conference was held February 7 & 8, 2012 at the Varied Industries Building on the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines.The 2012 Agribusiness Showcase and Conference was a success because of the support from attendees, exhibitors, sponsors, AAI leadership and speakers.
Thank you to everyone who attended and was a part of making this year’s Agribusiness Showcase and Conference an educational and fun event that highlighted the best of the industry.
We hope to see everyone next year on February 12 & 13, 2013. Make sure to save the date!
Dr. Karl Brooks – Keynote Speaker U.S. EPA Region 7 Administrator, Dr. Karl Brooks, delivered the CCA Recognition Luncheon Keynote. His speech “EPA Partners with the Agribusiness Community to Protect the Environment” and the event were featured in the Des Moines Register. On Wednesday, Debi Durham, Director of Iowa Economic Development Authority was the Showcase Guest Speaker.
Tuesday afternoon, close to 300 attendees learned the latest on weed management in a four-hour session presented by Monsanto. Others attended the concurrent sessions that covered Anhydrous Ammonia Safety, OSHA and Food Safety Regulations, Water Quality, Precision Mapping and Soybean Sudden Death Syndrome.
More than $10,000 in shotguns were awarded to Showcase attendees in the popular Shotgun Raffle.