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Eco-Ag FAQ

The 2023 conference & trade show will be held at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center at One West RiverCenter Blvd.
Covington, Kentucky 41011.

Registration is required for all conference activities. Registration will open in March of 2023. Please check our website or call 1-800-355-5313 for registration information. Your name badge is your pass to the conference and trade show. Be sure to wear it to all conference events. You will receive your name badge and other conference materials THE DAY OF THE WORKSHOP at 7:00 a.m. Class begins at 8:30 a.m. both days:

If you pre-registered for the 2-Day Eco-Ag U & Conference Pass, then you are attending two days of Eco-Ag University (Monday, December 4 AND Tuesday, December 5) and the main conference & trade show (December 6-7). You must choose both workshops as you register; most workshops sell out.

If you pre-registered for the 1-Day Eco-Ag U & Conference Pass, then you are attending one day of Eco-Ag U. (Monday, December 4 OR Tuesday, December 5) plus the main conference (December 6-7). You must choose a workshop when you register; most workshops sell out.

If you are pre-registered for the Conference & Trade Show only (December 6-7), pick up your name badge and conference materials after 12 p.m. on Tuesday, December 5. Signage in the hotel will direct you to the registration and information area.

Eco-Ag U classes on Tuesday, December 5 will conclude at 5 p.m. The Welcome Reception will start at 5 p.m. and the keynote at 7:30. Early conference arrivals will get to attend introductory Eco-Ag sessions.

No. The all-day Eco-Ag U advanced learning courses are only offered as a package with the main conference. We are not able to offer à la carte pricing. These are popular courses with limited class sizes, so they’re only open to conference attendees.

Eco-Ag U workshops have limited space and do sell out before the event. Pre-registration is strongly recommended to secure your spot in your workshop(s) of choice.

Yes. Exhibitor badges are valid for the main conference only, but you may upgrade your badge to include an Eco-Ag U advanced learning workshop. Pre-registration is required and these tend to sell out, so please upgrade early. You can upgrade by calling 970-392-4464.

Yes. A conference name badge is required for entrance to the trade show, which will open to registrants on Monday, December 4, at 5 p.m. The trade show will be open Wednesday and Thursday, December 6-7, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., respectively. There are no trade show-only badges.

Yes – we accept volunteers! Volunteers can attend our main conference for free in exchange for helping us manage the event on site. If you’re interested in volunteering, email to learn more and sign up today!

Yes. Acres U.S.A. is bringing our eco-farming bookstore with hundreds of titles. We accept cash, checks and all major credit cards.

We have a food vendor on the Trade Show floor who will be serving breakfast, lunch and snacks on Wednesday and Thursday. They will be serving food during trade show hours, which opens before the first lecture each day. Be sure to come by for breakfast! Food is also available in the host hotel and at restaurants and cafes within walking distance.

This is a professional seminar with intensive lectures and is not conducive to very young children. Children may disrupt attendees who have traveled far to learn at this event. People do bring children, however, they must be watched and cared for. Children of 14+ should register as a student.


The Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) is located 12 miles from the Eco-Ag Conference & Trade Show venue. Rental cars and rideshare services are available to get you to and from the event venue.

Sorry, no refunds.

Eco-Ag University (2-Day Eco-Ag U or 1-Day Eco-Ag U passes) cancellations received through November 8, 2023, are entitled to an 80% credit to be applied to Acres U.S.A. subscriptions, books, DVDs, audio CDs or future conference fees.

Since Eco-Ag U classroom sizes are strictly limited and sessions sell out, your cancellation prevents others from attending. Accordingly, no credit is given for Eco-Ag U cancellations after November 20th and no-shows. Your registration can be transferred to someone else’s name if you cannot attend; please contact our office.

Main Conference cancellations received through, November 29, 2023, are entitled to an 80% credit to be applied to Acres U.S.A. subscriptions, books, DVDs, audio CDs or future conference fees.

Main Conference cancellations/no-shows received November 29 – December 31, 2023, can receive a 50% credit.

Yes. You can transfer your registration before November 8, 2023, by calling the Acres U.S.A. office at 1-800-355-5313 or by emailing After December 2, 2023, the transfer will be made on-site at the event. Have that person claim your registration on-site and we’ll make a new name badge there.

Please call the Acres U.S.A. office at 1-800-355-5313 and ask for the events team or email