Tuesday, March 29, 2016

36th Annual UnitedAg Meeting & Conference Discusses Future of Agriculture

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Pictured left to right, Karri Hammerstrom, Karen Caplan, Kirti Mutatkar, Ellen Way, Judy Lundberg, Abby Taylor-Silva and Fiona Ma. (Photo source: UnitedAg)

UnitedAg, California’s member-owned agricultural trade association, recently concluded its 36th Annual Meeting and Conference, held March 15-17 in Anaheim, California.

The three-day event, themed “Breaking Through,” featured speakers included, California State Assemblymember Fiona Ma, Tax Lobbyist Jon Coupal, Inspirational Speaker Lt. Col Kevin Sweeney, Agricultural Speaker/Comedian Jerry Carroll and Chapman University President Dr. James Doti who discussed issues and opportunities facing the California’s agriculture industry.

The conference also included a 5K Walkathon and member golf tournament benefitting UnitedAg’s scholarship foundation, as well as a member awards banquet.

“We believe the UnitedAg 36th Annual Meeting and Conference started a conversation for the future of the agriculture business here in California,” said Kirti Mutatkar, UnitedAg’s CEO and President.

Founded in 1980, UnitedAg is a member-owned agricultural trade association dedicated to providing innovative solutions for California’s strong and healthy agricultural industry.

UnitedAg works in close partnership with its 500 agriculture-affiliated member organizations to meet their employee benefits needs, promote their interests with lawmakers, and help them comply with legislation and regulation so members can focus on what they do best – run successful businesses and organizations.


For more information about UnitedAg and its activities, please visit www.unitedag.org.