2019 Southern Soybean Breeders’ Tour
Dates: September 3 to 5, 2019
Location: Fayetteville, AR
|TUE 9/3||14:00-17:00||Don Tyson Center (DTAS), University of Arkansas||Arkansas’ Research Updates||UofA Research and Extension PIs. Discussion about progress on soybean diseases, weeds, insects, breeding, and processing.|
|17:00-21:00||Don Tyson Center (DTAS)||Social||Social and dinner|
|WED 9/4||8:00 – 11:00||Don Tyson Center (DTAS)||Poultry Treatise||Dr. Michael Kidd. Overview of poultry industry, feed milling, and poultry diet formulation|
|Field Tours||Kibler: Visit soybean USDA Uniform plots
Clarksville: Visit fruit breeding plots
|08:30-12:00||Walmart Culinary & Innovation Center, Bentonville, AR||OPTIONAL: Visit Walmart Culinary & Innovation Center||Tour sensory labs, followed by discussion about developing next generation of fruits with enhanced nutritional and flavor profiles.|
Don Tyson Center for Agricultural Sciences (DTAS)
University of Arkansas
1371 W Altheimer Dr. Fayetteville, AR 72704
GPS: 36.097978, -94.178478
Registration: Please register here
Please register at your earliest convenience, but note that Thursday’s optional tour is limited to 35 attendees.
Where to stay:
Staybridge Suites Fayetteville/Univ of Arkansas
1577 W 15th St, Fayetteville, AR 72701
Group room rate ($110+tax) reserved until 8/20/2019; rate includes breakfast buffet and Wi-Fi.
How to get here:
Airport code XNA (click on maps below for transportation options to/from Airport to hotel)
Note: Buses will be available to move registrants from Hotel to DTAS Meeting Center and vice-versa.