Tennessee Farm Bureau’s 89th Annual Meeting Set Dec. 4-7

Registration opens at 1 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 5 for the 89th Annual Meeting of the Tennessee Farm Bureau Federation. The event will be held at the Cool Springs Marriott in Franklin, Tennessee.

The President’s Address from TFBF President Lacy Upchurch will be presented during the business session Monday afternoon. Governor Phil Bredesen will address the members during the Business Session Tuesday morning.

The Farm Issues Showcase topics are the 2012 Farm Bill, Tennessee’s Farm Animal Coalition, UT’s Vet School and the Crop Market Outlook for 2011.

The meeting schedule:

Sunday, Dec. 5

“¢ 1: Registration Opens
“¢ 1: Market Square Trade Show
“¢ 5:30: Presidents Dinner (Embassy)
“¢ 7:45: Memorial Service

Monday, Dec. 6

“¢ 7:15 Membership Awards Program
“¢ 8:45: Farm Issues Showcase – Part 1
“¢ 9:15 Membership Services Conference (Embassy)
“¢ 10: Farm Issues Showcase – Part II
“¢ 11:45: Women’s Commodity, Extension and TRH Luncheons
“¢ 1:30: Business Session (Embassy)
“¢ 6:30: Banquet with entertainment by John Conlee

Tuesday, Dec. 7

“¢ 6:45 Caucus Breakfasts
“¢ Business Session (Embassy)