2017 Annual Meeting Agenda
The 2017 Alaska Farmers Union annual meeting will be held on Saturday, November 4th from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The meeting venue is the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Fairbanks at 4448 Pikes Landing Road, across from the Princess Hotel.
Members can take advantage of a special discount accommodation rate at the nearby Pike’s Waterfront Lodge.
Please call 907-745-2807 with any questions or comments
Alaska Farmers Union Annual Meeting
November 4, 2017
Opening 10:00 AM
10:00 am Open, pledge, prayer, brief introductions
10:05 am Remarks by DOA, State of Alaska Ag Jamin Hitchcock
10:30 am Recognition of a AK Farmers Union Family
11:00 am NFU, Rob Larew, National update, “farm politics”
11:30 am Jeff Curry, FSA, Programs & opportunities
12:00 pm Total Farm Insurance
12:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm State Vet office brief on Activities; FMSA, Dr. Sarah Coburn
2:00 pm Joni Scharfenberg, Soil & Water Fairbanks
2:30 pm Dave Schade, State of State water
3:00 pm NRCS Fairbanks, Assistance and programs, Joanne Kuykendall
3:30 pm Break Out Session, Group therapy local farm issues, coming together, consensus and platform items for legislators
4:00 pm Rick Hurd, DC visit
4:30 pm AFU Policy changes and suggestions, platform creation
5:00 pm Break away/take away – Adjournment