UACES Facebook Mark Your Calendar! Rural Life Conference Set for March 4

Mark Your Calendar! Rural Life Conference Set for March 4

By Carol Sanders
U of A System Division of Agriculture
Jan. 8, 2016

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PINE BLUFF, Ark. – The 60th Rural Life Conference will be Friday, March 4, at the Isaac S. Hathaway-John M. Howard Fine Arts Center at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB). Registration begins at 7:30 a.m., with the opening session at 8:45 a.m. The conference theme is “Sustainable, Healthy and Profitable Rural Development.”

Sponsored by the UAPB School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences, this year’s conference features eight workshops, a poster session highlighting research projects and exhibits by governmental and community agencies.

 The luncheon will be at the Pine Bluff Convention Center, One Convention Center Plaza in Pine Bluff.

Preregistration is requested of everyone even though the conference is free to producers, homemakers and retirees. Early-bird registration for professionals and agency personnel is $50; $75 after Feb. 19. To preregister or for more information, contact Delila Thurman at (870) 575-8968 or


The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture offers all its Extension and Research programs and services without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital or veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status, and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. 


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Media Contact: Mary Hightower
Dir. of Communication Services
U of A Division of Agriculture
Cooperative Extension Service
(501) 671-2126

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