Waco TX (January 5, 2017) - Texas Farmers Union (TFU) announces the 115th State Convention January 27 - 28, 2017 at the MCM Elegante' Suites, 4250 Ridgemont Dr., Abilene, TX. Opening session of the convention will begin at 1 p.m. Friday, January 27. Following a brief business session with committee reports, there will be an afternoon recess. Friday evening's session will begin at 6 p.m. and include induction of a new pioneer in Agriculture followed by a reception.
Texas Farmers Union President Wes Sims reports, "We will have excellent speakers and interesting programs during the convention. One of the speakers will be Donn Teske, National Farmers Union Vice President who will speak at the banquet on Saturday night. Also a representative of National Farmers Union, Washington Office will update us on the recent activities of National Farmers Union.
At 1 p.m. on Saturday, January 28, 2017 Dr. Harwood Schaffer from University of Tennessee's Agriculture Analysis Center will present a seminar on the upcoming farm bill study which is being prepared for TFU by Dr. Schaffer & Dr. Daryll Ray. This will give us a clear understanding of where we are as well as to the changes that must be made to the present farm bill. President Sims encourages all members in this area to be present at this seminar.
Invitations have also been extended to current legislators and administrative office holders.
The convention will culminate following the Saturday night banquet with a progressive auction with the proceeds going to Farmers Union charitable Fund. Come be with us in Abilene, TX.
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