Lt. Gov. Phil Bryant is hosting a one-day agriculture event on Tuesday that will spotlight the impact of new regulations on Mississippi producers, the 2012 Farm Bill, agriculture trade and export, infrastructure corridors and the biofuels revolution. The Mississippi Agribusiness Summit is aimed to help Mississippi farmers, ranchers and landowners learn more about the future of agriculture in Mississippi.

Lt. Gov. Phil Bryant will address the attendees at 12:30.

What: Mississippi Agribusiness Summit
When: Tuesday, October 18, 2011, Summit begins at 9:00 am
Where: Sparkman Auditorium, Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum, Jackson, MS

Dr. Mark Keenum, President of Mississippi State University, Craig Brown, Economist, National Cotton Council, Bob Billingsley, Director of Dev. And Eng., Sanderson Farms Inc., as well as individuals discussing the upcoming federal farm bill, are among those making presentations at the summit Tuesday.

Lt. Gov Phil Bryant Press Release