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NOVEMBER MEETINGS

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MACA SUSTAINABILITY FORUM + QUARTERLY MEETINGS

Dates – November 5-7, 2019
Location –
The Mid America CropLife Association (MACA) quarterly meetings will be held at:
Renaissance Airport Hotel
9801 Natural Bridge Road
St. Louis, MO 63134

To participate please do the following:

1. EVENTS: Register for the respective meeting(s) that you plan to attend as there are four different events scheduled as followed

2. HOTEL – book your group rate for MACA by clicking here.  https://www.marriott.com/event-reservations/reservation-link.mi?id=1552487345287&key=GRP&app=resvlink  The rate is $225/night plus tax.  Complimentary parking included and airport shuttle available.  Cutoff date is Monday, October 14, 2019.

See you in St. Louis! Please register below.

 


TENTATIVE MACA MEETING SCHEDULE

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 – Sustainability Forum

12:30pm – 5:30pm
Registration
Sustainability – What Can We Do
Welcome
1:15pm
Keynote – ‘Food System Security – Feeding the World ‘
TBD
2:15pm
Cybersecurity in Precision Ag/Technology

  • Mike Matson, FBI Louisville (Invited)
3:15pm
Ag Plastics

  • J. Mark Hudson, ACRC
4:15pm The Future of Transportation Infrastructure

  • J. Chris Klenklen, MO Dept. of Agriculture
  • Cheryl Ball, JD, MO Dept. of Transportation
5:30pm Reception
6:30pm Dinner
7:15pm
Food vs. Ag

  • Joe Kelsay, Food Chain CoNNEXT, Corteva Agriscience
8:30pm
Adjourn
 

 

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 – Sustainability Forum/ and Committee Meetings
Breakfast on your own
9:00am What Does Sustainability Mean to Consumers vs. Everyone Else?
9:45am Break
10:00am Sustainability in Conventional Farming

  • Matt Carstens, Land O’Lakes SUSTAIN
11:00am State Actions

  • Ben Wicker, IN Agriculture Nutrient Alliance
  • Randy Stookey, KARA
Noon Lunch & Table Discussion
1:15pm Wrap-up
1:15pm – 1:30pm First Time Attendees Welcome
1:45pm – 5:00pm Annual Meeting Committee
1:45pm – 5:00pm Industry Communications –  C.A.N. & YLSP
1:45pm – 5:00pm Production & Environmental Stewardship (PES) Committee
6:00pm – 9:00pm MACA event – TBD
 

 

Thursday, November 7, 2019 – Board Meeting

7:00am – 7:30am
Breakfast Buffet
7:30am – 11:00am
MACA Board Meeting

A. Call to Order & Introductions – Tim Riley, President

B. Review of “Antitrust & Fair Trade Practice Guidelines” – Tim Riley, President

  • Barbara Dunn O’Neal – Legal Counsel

C. Secretary’s Report – Greg Welsh, Secretary

D. Treasurer’s Report – Greg Welsh, Treasurer

E. Committee Reports

  • Executive Committee – Lindsey Jackson, Vice Chair
  • Annual Meeting Committee
  • Distribution & Environment Committee
  • Production & Environmental Stewardship Committee
  • Industry Communications Committee
    Membership Update –
    Membership application(s) –
    Young Leader Scholarship Program
    CropLife Ambassador Network (C.A.N.) – Michelle Kilper, Coordinator
  • Membership Update –
  • Young Leader Scholarship Program – Jaime Yanes & Rodney Schmidt
  • CropLife Ambassador Network (CAN) – Michelle Kilper, Coordinator

F. State Association Update

G. Executive Director Update – Bonnie McCarvel

H. Old Business

  • Long Range Plan – Lindsey Jackson, Chair

I. New Business

  • Select CPA
  • Goals/Budget
  • Set meeting dates for 2020
  • Next Meeting – November 7, 2019

J. Adjourn