2017 CPM Short Course and MCPR Trade Show
The 2017 CPM Short Course and MCPR Trade Show will be held December 12th to the 14th at the Minneapolis Convention Center with hotel accommodations at the Hilton Hotel Minneapolis.
Minnesota Crop Production Retailers
MCPR exists to promote the proper use, storage and application of crop production inputs in an environmentally safe and agronomically sound manner; and to support regulatory and legislative initiatives which benefit retailers, manufacturers, distributors and custom applicators of crop production inputs.
Craig Sallstrom Memorial Scholarship
Each year the MCPR Board of Directors awards a $1,000 scholarship to a student at our annual CPM Short Course and MCPR Trade Show at the Minneapolis Convention Center. To be eligible for this $1,000 scholarship, the applicant must be a student entering their second, third, or fourth year of a four-year institution of higher learning or, the second year of a two-year institution of higher learning AND must be a Minnesota resident. Completed applications must be postmarked by NOVEMBER 1, 2017.
Matt Birk, hometown NFL star, who played for the MN Vikings and who has won a Super Bowl is the Short Course Key Note Speaker on Tuesday, December 12th.
Matt Birk grew up in St. Paul, Minnesota and attended Harvard University and earned a degree in Economics. Matt was selected by the Minnesota Vikings in the sixth round of the 1998 draft. Appearing in 228 career games, including 18 playoff contests, Matt spent 11 seasons with Minnesota and 4 more with the Baltimore Ravens. He was named the 2011 Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year for his off-the-field service, as well as his playing excellence.
Matt resides in Minnesota with his wife Adrianna and their 8 children.
2017 Short Course Sponsors
Maximize your presence at the Crop Pest Management (CPM) Short Course and Minnesota Crop Production Retailers (MCPR) Trade Show and inform the over 1500 attendees that you support the organization and its goals. The generous contribution of sponsors towards the Short Course and Trade Show and the NEW Chairman’s Reception helps improve the quality of the event experience for all attendees as well as give extra exposure to our generous sponsors!
DIAMOND LEVEL SPONSORSHIP - $1,500+
PLATINUM LEVEL SPONSORSHIP - $1,000 - $1,499
GOLD LEVEL SPONSORSHIP - $ 750 - $999
SILVER LEVEL SPONSORSHIP - $ 500 - $749
BRONZE LEVEL SPONSORSHIP - $ 250 - $499