• Salute to Ag Luncheon

    The Salute to Ag Luncheon recognizes and celebrates agriculture and is held during the month of March on or around the time of National Ag Day.

    For more information or sponsorship opportunities, please contact Stevie Poole at (806) 761-7000 or stevie.poole@lubbockbiz.org.

    The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce hosted a Salute to Ag Luncheon on, Thursday, March 10, at the Bayer Museum of Agriculture.
    The Chamber’s Salute to Ag Luncheon featured guest speaker Ron Smith, Editor of Southwest Farm Press. With more than 30 years covering Sunbelt agriculture, Smith began his career in agricultural journalism as an Experiment Stat and Extension editor at Clemson University, where he earned a master’s degree in English. He served as associate editor for Southeast Farm Press from 1978 to 1989. In 1990, Smith helped launch Southern Turf Management Magazine and served as editor. He also helped start two other regional Turf and Landscape publications and launched and edited Florida Grove and Vegetable Management for the Farm Press Group.


    Thank you to our 2016 sponsors!


    Presenting Sponsor:


    Diamond Sponsor: Bayer CropScience

    Platinum Sponsors: AgTexas Farm Credit ServicesCapital Farm CreditRamar Communications, Texas Agribusiness Insurance, Texas Ag Coop Trust

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