The last days of September will bring the FFVA Annual Convention to Naples, Florida.

The end of September will see the Florida Fruit and Vegetable Association (FFVA) host its 73rd FFVA Annual Convention in Naples, Florida. Running from Wednesday, September 28th to Friday, September 30th, the event will offer a variety of meetings, industry presentations, and networking activities for those growing fruit or vegetables in The Sunshine State. Take a look at all the convention has to offer below.

FFVA Annual Convention Business

The FFVA Annual Convention acts as a time for those in the industry to come together to discuss important topics and issues affecting the industry. A sampling of include the FVA Board of Directors Meeting, the State of the Industry address, and the Chairman’s Reception.

Education Topics at the Convention

The FFVA Annual Convention is also a time to present information important to the industry. This year’s convention offers three “Issues Forum” presentations. The topics of the presentations are “Discussing GMOs: A Marathon, not a Sprint,” “Election 2016: Where Do We Go From Here?,” and “Global Markets: A Produce Perspective.”

These presentations will give those in the fruit and vegetable industry an insight into how such topics could or will affect their agribusinesses. Ensuring that industry players are on the same page is important for strengthening the industry’s future. AgAmerica Lending’s Regional Manager Chuck Cruse will be in attendance, sharing the latest industry news and hearing the FFVA’s vision for the future.

FFVA Annual Convention Fun Events

The FFVA Annual Convention isn’t all work and no play. There are a variety of events planned throughout the three days of the convention that promise to bring members together. From breakfasts and luncheons to events like bingo, an auction, a fishing excursion, and a golf tournament, there will be something for everyone to enjoy.

As the nation’s leading ag lender, at AgAmerica Lending we make it our business to stay in the know with all sectors of the US ag industry. It’s our mission to assist the country’s vegetable growers, helping them grow and strengthening their ag operations with our low interest rates, long amortizations, and an outstanding 10-year line of credit.