The 2015 Agricultural Retailers Association Conference & Expo is being held this week in Palm Desert, California with the theme of “Performance. Precision. Passion.”
Presentations and discussions at the ARA Conference & Expo will feature topics such as sustainability within the food-chain, water issues, fertilizer trends, financial movements in the ag sector and personal health and wellness.
The conference will feature keynote presentations by Steve Peterson, General Mills; Paul Wenger, California Farm Bureau; and Jim Prokopanko, The Mosaic Company. Ed Skelton with the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Dr. Robert Orford with The Mayo Clinic, Michael Turley of OsbornBarr and other noted speakers will lead workshops during the conference.
AgWired will be covering this year’s conference and ARA Chairman Dave DuFault of Simplot provides a preview in this podcast. [wpaudio url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/zimmcomm/zimmcast493-11-30-15.mp3″ text=”Preview of ARA conference with Chairman Dave DuFault”]