Cattle marketing options animal welfare standards and herd restocking will be featured topics at the 2016 Blackland Income Growth Conference set for Jan 56 at the Waco Convention Center

Cattle marketing options, animal welfare standards and herd restocking will be featured topics at the 2016 Blackland Income Growth Conference set for Jan. 5-6 at the Waco Convention Center.

Field to Market president keynotes BIG conference

BIG Conference Jan. 5-6 in Waco conference set a week earlier than usual Field to market President is keynote speaker

Rod Snyder, president of Field to Market, will be the keynote speaker for the 2016 Blackland Income Growth Conference set for Jan. 5-6 at the Waco Convention Center.

Snyder will present “Defining, Measuring and Advancing Sustainability in Agriculture.”

Field to Market is “The Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture, a diverse alliance that works to create opportunities across the agriculture supply chain for improvements in productivity, environmental quality and human well-being.”

The BIG agenda also includes cattle marketing options, animal welfare standards and herd restocking. The annual conference is sponsored by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Waco Chamber of Commerce.

The conference is being held a month earlier than usual to give farmers more time in advance of corn planting to incorporate much of the information shared at the conference, coordinators said.

See more on the BIG conference.

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