Purchase your Tickets Now: From Research to Table: A Tour of California Agriculture Thursday, August 17, All Day Cost: $75 including lunch Chartered Bus will depart from Moscone Convention Center at 7:00 am and return between 5:00PM and 6:00PM. The exact location of the bus stop to be provided later. Lunch – We will enjoy a box luncheon at the Putah Creek Lodge on campus. A lunch speaker will provide a wrap-up of the morning’s activities. After lunch we will travel to the USDA Germplasm Repository and Experimental Orchard. Staff horticulturists will provide an overview of the repository’s gene bank, a walking tour of the orchard and viewing of their grape diversity collection. Table displays will illustrate the genetic diversity of the orchard and provide tasting opportunities. Afterwards, we will travel along agricultural fields with a stop to hear about pre- and post-harvest fungicides, and pre-plant fumigants. We will then visit a commercial prune grove which will be one of our last field stops. Return Trip – Our bus trip home will be highlighted by a presentation on the history and sustainability efforts of Gallo Winery. Founded in 1933 by brothers Ernest and Julio Gallo, E. & J. Gallo Winery is a family-owned company and global wine and spirits industry leader. The winery is known for its lasting commitment to sustainability and quality. Our last tour activity will be a toast to AGRO and California agriculture with a glass of bubbly graciously supplied by Gallo. Sparkling apple juice will also be available. To purchase a ticket either 1) select this ACS-ticketed social event during registration for the meeting or 2) update your registration to include a ticket via the ACS Registration Resource Center (link in the original notice of registration received or follow the link in one of the “Register for Social Events for ACS Fall 2023” emails…
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Wednesday, August 16, 5:00-8:00 pm Moscone Center, West Building Exhibit Hall Cost: Free for AGRO members and symposium presenters The highlight of the AGRO Division’s celebration of its 50th Anniversary at the Fall 2023 ACS meeting will be the AGRO 50 and Beyond Gala Reception. The gala will be held on Wednesday August 16 in the Moscone Center West Building Exhibit Hall from 5:00 PM to 8:00PM PDT and will be an in-person only event. All AGRO members and presenters in AGRO sessions are invited to attend and are eligible to bring one guest. Festivities will include food, drink, games, prizes, an interactive Divisional history display, and tabletop displays by agrochemical-related partners. AGRO award recipients, past Divisional leaders, and long-time members will be recognized and honored. Attendees will receive greetings from ACS and AGRO Division leaders and have an opportunity to toast AGRO’s rich history as well as its exciting future. The gala is free of charge for AGRO members and presenters but is limited to 200 people, and attendees must pre-register via the AGRO Division website by August 11.Add to Calendar
AGRO PROGRAMMING San Francisco August 13-17, 2023 Join us in the Golden State for an exciting AGRO program! The theme of the Fall meeting is Harnessing the Power of Data, an inspiring theme for AGRO to engage. While California might be seen as the home of Big Data analytics, we chemists and scientists involved in agriculture love data too! San Francisco is a fantastic location to present your research, collaborate with other scientists and will allow us to finally celebrate 50 years of AGRO! Details on the AGRO 50 and Beyond Anniversary Celebration are now available. The AGRO Technical Program is available on-line - ACCESS PROGRAM Please contact Aaron Gross, AGRO 2023 Program Chair, if you have any questions.