From the Interim President

How can I measure the success of my tenure as the interim president and the 25th Expo? Was  it the cooperation of the committees? Was it the smiles on people's faces? Was it the number of members in attendance? Was it the number of farmers in attendance? Was it the generosity of the sponsors? Was it the quality of our guest speakers? Was it the camaraderie present? Was it the hospitality of our hotel staff? You probably can add to the list, but the greatest success is the resiliency of our Organization to be successful for 25 years.


I am very grateful to serve as your President during this historic time. Things happen for a divine reason and I am more determined to dedicate more time and energy to the future success of The Organization.


Thanks to each one of you for your support regardless of how small. May you also be blessed during this Holiday Season.



Thanks again,





James Ford, President 







Mark Your Calendar

The 2017 NOPBNRCSE Annual Meeting and Ag Expo is December 1-3, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia.



Register Today For the 2017 Outreach and Ag Education Expo!


Registration is now open for the 2017 Outreach and Ag Education Expo.


Register by clicking here! 


Also, hotel registration for the Atlanta Marriott-Airport can be made by clicking here!


Deadline for the discounted room block is November 16, 2017. 

Silent Auction


There will be a silent auction again this year at the Expo. Any individual or Chapter wishing to donate items should contact Ken Sowers at no later than November 13th.

James E. Tatum Scholarship

Applications are now being accepted.


James E. Tatum Scholarship Program 2017.pdf 


Deadline to Apply:
November 10, 2017

GS-9 and Below Scholarships Now Available!


The GS-9 and Below Scholarship will assist NRCS employees who are at the GS-9 level and below with hotel, registration, OR roundtrip flight purchases.


Applicant must be a current paid member of the Organization to apply. 


Fill out the below application to be considered for assistance: 

NOPBNRCSE 2017 Expo GS-9 and Below Scholarship Application_FINAL.pdf


Deadline to Apply:
October 26, 2017






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