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Kentucky AgriBusiness Summit November 7-9, Louisvillle, KY

ABAk's Annual Meeting 

Join us for the 2017 Kentucky AgriBusiness Summit, the rebranded ABAK Annual Meeting, November 7-9 at the Holiday Inn Hurstbourne in Louisville, Kentucky.

Wednesday, special guests Senator Paul Hornback, Senate Agriculture Committee Chair (R-Shelbyville) and Representative Richard Heath, House Agriculture Committee Chair (R-Mayfield) will lead a discussion on the upcoming 2018 Kentucky General Assembly Legislative Session. 

Bo Warren, director of the Georgia Department of Agriculture and Stefan Maupin, director of Tennessee Farm Bureau, will join John McCauley, director of the Kentucky Department of Agriculture, to discuss the agriculture sales tax exemption card program utilized in some states.

Check out the full line up of speakers for this year's summit by clicking on the Schedule of Events button below.

Continuing Education Credits

The Kentucky AgriBusiness Summit has been approved for (6) continuing education credits for Kentucky Certified Crop Advisors and (4) Kentucky Department of Agriculture General Pesticide Credit Hours. Please see the schedule of events for details.

To register for, or sponsor the 2017 Kentucky AgriBusiness Summit, please use the online registration button or complete the registration form below and mail, fax or email to:

AgriBusiness Association of Kentucky
340 Democrat Drive, Frankfort, KY 40601

FAX: 502-875-1595 Email: swallace@kyagbusiness.org







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2017 Kentuckiana Crop Production Seminar

Brought to you by agribusiness association of kentucky, agribusiness council of Indiana, Purdue university, university of kentucky and kentucky certified crop advisors

Fall is in the air and that means the Kentuckiana Crop Production Seminar is right around the corner. This year’s program is once again outstanding and offers two days of education, networking, and continuing education credits to maintain your professional certifications.

The Kentuckiana Crop Production Seminar is scheduled for November 28-29, 2017 at the French Lick Resort Hotel located at 8670 West State Road 56 in French Lick, Indiana. 

The Seminar begins the morning of Tuesday, November 28 and runs until late afternoon on Wednesday, November 29. All program times are Eastern Standard Time Zone. Refreshment breaks will be provided during the workshops and lunch will be provided for those registered for at least two workshops. An attendee networking reception will be held Tuesday evening. 

Sponsorship Opportunities

Exhibit tables are available for purchase and will be set up in the main hall for attendee networking during both days of workshops. An attendee reception will be held on Tuesday evening after the workshop. Sponsorships are available to help cover the cost. Sponsors will be recognized throughout the Seminar and on signage at the event. See registration form for details.


The Kentuckiana Seminar is divided into four workshops. Attendees have the option of attending only the workshop(s) they need to satisfy their CEU requirements and/or time constraints. When registering, attendees should indicate which workshops they will be attending and pay the accompanying registration fee. Discounts apply for those attending multiple workshops. Attendees need not attend consecutive workshops to receive the discount. 

Pre-registration is not required but is requested in order to have enough meals prepared for the group. Please send the registration form and payment to the ABAK office at 340 Democrat Drive, Frankfort, KY 40601. You may fax in your form to the office at 502-875-1595 or register online using the button below. If you choose to register on-site, please have your check, money order or credit card ready at registration table check-in.

Continuing Education Credits

There are opportunities to earn CEUs for Certified Crop Advisers as well as Indiana and Kentucky applicator credits. Continuing Education Credits for this conference have been requested but have not yet been approved. The final number of credits approved may vary from the information listed below. Check back here for final approved credits.

Credits Requested:
CCA Credits: 4 PM; 4 CM; 4 NM; 3 SW
KY Applicator CEU: 7 General; 2 Category 1A, 10, 12, 14; 1 Category 4
IN Applicator CCH: 12 Category 1; 2 Category 11; 4 Category 14; 6 Category RT


Overnight accommodations can be made by contacting the French Lick Hotel at 888-936-9360 or 812-936-9300. The group room rate is $125.00 per night. Please mention you are with the AgriBusiness Association of Kentucky and use the group code 1117KCP to receive the group rate. Individuals may also make reservations on the Resort’s web site, www.frenchlick.com and use the group code 1117KCP. The room block cut-off is Friday, November 10.