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NCCC-212 2022 Meeting

Front view of the Don Tyson Center for Agricultural Sciences building
Don Tyson Center for Agricultural Services Building in Fayetteville, AR

Welcome to the 2022 NCCC 212 Meeting Homepage! The University of Arkansas team is excited to host you all for the NCCC 212 meeting in Fayetteville, Arkansas on October 26-27th, 2022! Below you will find the agenda, travel information, meeting minutes, and finalized state reports.

We hope you will be able to join us in October! Please reach out to Margaret Worthington ( and Amanda McWhirt ( if you have any questions.

Register for Meeting Here


October 25th, 2022

  • Travel day to Fayetteville, AR

October 26th, 2022: Don Tyson Center for Agricultural Sciences

  • 9:00 AM-12:00 PM: Welcome & State Reports Part 1* (bagels and coffee will be available)
  • 12:00 PM-1:00 PM: Catered Lunch
  • 1:00-3:00 PM: Small Fruit Germplasm Committee Meeting
  • 3:00-5:00 PM: State Reports Part 2*
  • 5:00-6:00 PM: Social hour with brief presentation about breeding wine grapes at the University of Arkansas

         *state reports are due October 7th, 2022; a template will be sent out in July

October 27th, 2022: Fruit Research Station

  • 7:00-8:30 AM: Drive to Clarksville (transportation will be provided from hotel)
  • 8:30-9:00 AM: Arrival & Welcome in Clarksville
  • 9:00-11:30 AM: Tour of Fruit Research Station
  • 11:30 AM-12:00 PM: Catered Lunch (Fat Dawg's BBQ)
  • 12:00-1:00 PM: Reflections on a Career in Fruit Breeding-Dr. John Clark
  • 1:00-2:30 PM: NCCC-212 Business Meeting
  • 2:30-4:00 PM: Return to Fayetteville
  • 6:00-9:00 PM: Dr. John Clark Retirement Party (optional)

October 28th, 2022:

  • Travel day home


  • Recommend flying into Northwest Arkansas National Airport in Bentonville, AR
  • A block of rooms have been reserved from October 25-28, 2022  at the Graduate in Fayetteville at a rate of $109/night when you use the group code 221025NCCC
  • Address: 70 North East Ave, Fayetteville AR 72701

Book Your Reservation Here

Meeting Venues

  • Day 1, October 26: Don Tyson Center for Agricultural Sciences, 1371 W Altheimer Dr, Fayetteville, AR 72704
  • Day 2 October 27: AAES Fruit Research Station, 1749 State Hwy 818, Clarksville, AR 72830
    • transportation will be provided from hotel

  • Deadline: October 7th, 2022
  • Report template:  *coming July 2022*
  • Report submission: *link coming soon*