South Carolina National Heritage Corridor

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Sessions Schedule:

January 17, 2023

9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Registration Open

10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Exhibitor Challenge – Conference Registrants engage in an interactive contest with exhibitors for a chance to win a prize.

11:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Overview of Palmetto Agribusiness Council and Rural Resource Coalition SC
Jack Shuler, President of PABC and Co-Chair, RRCSC

12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
“The Times They Are A Changin”
Jane Eckert, President, Eckert Agrimarketing

2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Breakout Sessions:
Good Agricultural Practices (GAP)
Jack Dantzler, Director – Inspections and Grading, SCDOA

“School Days, School Days, Dear Old Golden Rule Days”
Elizabeth Laney, Park Interpreter, SC State Parks

“Cooperation…Now There’s An Idea”
Heidi and Joe Trull:  Grits and Groceries
Valerie Lowe and Katie Tillman:  Friends, Food with a Flair

3:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

3:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
General Session
“Internet Marketing: Just About As Important As a Tractor!”
Jane Eckert, President, Eckert Agrimarketing

6:00 p.m.
Evening Reception
A Taste of SC Agribiz

January 18, 2023

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Coffee and Pastries in Exhibit Hall

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
General Session
Jerry Carroll, Willow Spring Wildman

9:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
General Session
Mission Accomplished:  Successful Ventures in Agritourism
Brandi Cooley – Strawberry Hill USA
Jay Willard – Willard Farms

10:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Breakout Sessions:
SC Market Maker
Dr. Dave Lamie, Clemson Cooperative Extension
Blake Lanford, Clemson Cooperative Extension

Facebook 101
Grace Nelson, Director of Marketing, South Carolina National Heritage Corridor

Agritourism Liability
Risk Management:  A Maze is fun….In the Corn!

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3300 West Radio Drive

Florence, SC 29501

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