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The National Sweet Sorghum Producers & Processors Association provides information and services to sweet sorghum producers and syrup makers across the U.S.

Contact NSSPPA
 

James Baier, NSSPPA Executive Secretary
PO Box 1356
Cookevile, TN  38503-1356
931-644-7764
nssppa@charter.net 


 
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NSSPPA                                                                                                                        
30th Annual Meeting
February 26 - 28, 2015
Music Road Inn
303 Henderson Chapel Road
Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

                             Agenda
Thursday, February 26
6:00 PM                   Registration and Fellowship
                                  Board of Directors Meeting
Friday Morning, February 27
8:00 AM                   Registration
Morning Session   Moderator, Terry Norwood
8:30 AM                   Welcome and Opening Remarks
                                  Terry Norwood, President
8:45 AM                    History of Why NSSPPA Started
                                  Charles Kramer
9:15 AM                     Report on Syrup Contest
                                   Jim Baier
9:30 AM                     Southern Foodways Alliance Film
                                   Mark Guenther
10:00 AM                  Break
10:30 AM                  Sorghum's Role in Classic Kentucky Meals
                                   Rona Roberts
11:00 AM                   Mississippi Foundation Seed (MAFES)
                                   Randy Vaughan
11:30 AM                   White Sugarcane Aphids
                                   Terry Norwood
12:00 Noon     Lunch (on your own)

Friday Afternoon, February 27
12:30 PM                    Ladies Session and Luncheon
                                      Mary Abercrombie, Bessie Warner, Carol Lipe

Afternoon Session    Moderator, Randal Rock
1:15 PM                        Using a Hydrometer to Make Syrup
                                     Richard Warfford
1:45 PM                        No-till Sorghum Production
                                     Arnold Caylor
2:30 PM                       Break
3:00 PM                       Business Meeting
                                     Terry Norwood, President
Evening Session
6:30 PM                       Banquet - Recipe/Syrup Contest Awards
8:30 PM                       Tasting Time and Fellowship
Saturday Morning, February 28     Moderator, Jim Baier
8:30 AM                       TTU Grant Proposal - Potassium Effects on 
                                       Sorghum Syrup Crystallization and Color
                                     Dr. Bruce Greene
9:00 AM                       UK Breeding Program
                                     Dr. Todd Pfieffer
9:30 AM                       Field Harvesting Machine
                                     Richard Wittgreve
10:00 AM                     Beginners Session/Open Discussion
                                      General Membership
10:45 AM                      Summary
                                      Terry Norwood
11:00 AM                      Adjourn
11:15 AM                       Board of Directors Meeting                                         


Hotel Reservations - Music Road Inn
Pigeon Forge TN
1-800-429-7700

 

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             Winners of 2014 NSSPPA Sorghum Syrup Contest





                             
                           1st Place                                                  
                        Mark Saddler                                          
                          Arkansas                                     
                                                         

      



             
                          2nd Place
                         Phil Parker
               Harrisburg, Arkansas









                        3rd Place
                      Jimmy Ross
             Catlettsburg, Kentucky
          
    








                                                                                              
            


 

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