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National Value Added Agriculture Conference

16th Annual National Value-Added Agriculture Conference

The Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development's What Works Conference Series will be hosting a joint regional conference with the National Value Added Agriculture Conference on "Enhancing Food Security and Rural Viability through Innovative Food System Practices and Opportunities" May 13-15, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland.

Host conference hotel is the Holiday Inn Inner Harbor in Down town Baltimore (www.innerharborhi.com/). Use this easy booking link: NERCRD-NVA.

This conference represents a few novel ideas: it is the first joint meeting between the National Value Added Conference participants and the Northeast Regional Center, it will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the MarketMaker program, and it offers a unique opportunity for our constituents to discuss timely subjects in rural development and food security.

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2013 Conference - Rogers, Arkansas

2012 Conference - Traverse City, Michigan

2011 Conference - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

2010 Conference - Biloxi, Mississippi

2009 Conference - Moline, Illinois and Iowa

2008 Conference - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

2007 Conference - Lexington, Kentucky

2006 Conference - Nashville, Tennessee

2005 Conference - Indianapolis, Indiana

2004 Conference - Peoria, Illinois

2003 Conference - Grand Rapids, Michigan

2002 Conference - Madison, Wisconsin

2001 Conference - Excelsior Springs, Missouri

2000 Conference (Nov.) - Perry, Iowa

2000 Conference (June) - Nashua, Iowa


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