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Crop Science Institute

July 17-19, 2022
Sacramento, CA
Applications Closed

The Institute

Discover the latest innovations in crop and soil sciences

Hear from the industry leaders innovating the fields of genetics, sustainability and technology, and see where a career in this sector could take you.

Industry exposure
Visit farms, offices and labs and hear what executives have to say
Talk it out
Discuss innovations and recent challenges in the industry
Explore careers
Learn about career paths and opportunities in crop sciences
Crop Science Institute
Experience Info
The Institute rotates through various locations around the U.S. from year to year. The 2022 Crop Science Institute will be held in Sacramento, California.

July 17-19

Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel
1230 J St.
Sacramento, CA 95814

All meals, program materials and rooms are paid for by AFA's partners. You are responsible for covering any incidental and parking charges added to your room.

Jul 17
Jul 18
Jul 19
3:00 p.m.
Mix and Mingle Registration
4:00 p.m.
Welcome and Orientation
5:00 p.m.
Kickoff Speaker: State of Crop Science Industry
5:45 p.m.
State of the Industry: Executive Panel Discussion
6:45 p.m.
Industry Networking
7:15 p.m.
Dinner with Industry Guests and Sacramento Area Alumni
8:30 p.m.
Tour Preparation and Reflection
9:00 p.m.
Student Networking Activity
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Attending AFA Leaders Conference has been one of the best experiences of my career. I am so immensely grateful to AFA and their partners for giving me this opportunity to attend.”
Alexis Camara
Northeastern Junior College