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PINE BLUFF, Ark. – The 59th annual Rural Life Conference will be Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, at the Pine Bluff Convention
Center. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. with the opening session at 8:45 a.m. The
conference theme is “Innovations and Opportunities: Sustaining Farmers, Families and
Sponsored by the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff School of Agriculture, Fisheries
and Human Sciences, the 2015 conference will feature several theme-related workshops.
It will also offer a poster session highlighting UAPB research projects and exhibits
by governmental and community agencies. Researchers and agency representatives will
be at their posters and exhibits during registration and during the break to answer
Pre-event registration is requested of everyone even though the conference is free
to farmers, ranchers, homemakers and retirees. Pre-event registration is $50 for professional
and agency personnel and is $25 for students. After Feb. 13, late registration will
be $75. To register in advance, or for more information, contact Margaret L. Taylor
The convention center is located at One Convention Center Plaza in Pine Bluff.
The Arkansas Cooperative Extension Program offers its programs to all eligible persons
regardless of race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin,
religion, age, disability, marital or veteran status, genetic information, or any
other legally protected status, and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
By Carol SandersCooperative Extension ProgramUA-Pine Bluff School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences
Media Contact: Carol SandersWriter/EditorUAPB School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences(870) email@example.com