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Seattle home of 2010 AFBF Annual Meeting
The American Farm Bureau Federation annual meeting will be held in Seattle Jan. 10 to 13. OFBF members attending the meeting will be staying at the Westin Seattle, located in the heart of downtown Seattle.
Meeting highlights include the Young Farmer and Rancher contests and awards, numerous educational seminars and keynote speaker Terry Bradshaw, four-time Super Bowl champion quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Seminar topics will include: “Selling Value When Budgets are Tight,” “A Pro-active Approach to Livestock Care Challenges,” “The Lazy Leader’s Guide to Outrageous Results,” “The Economic Outlook for the Livestock Sector in 2010,” “Global Warming: A Red Hot Lie?,” “Turn on the Lights, Technology Has Left Me in the Dark!,” “The Administration, the 111th Congress and the 2010 Elections,” “When Fish Fly: Lessons from the World Famous Pike Place Fish Market,” “What the Financial Markets Are Telling Us Now” and “Rural Development- Partnering for Big Results.”
Washington Farm Bureau has developed optional pre- and post-meeting tours to various locations and attractions around Seattle and Tacoma, including the Space Needle, Pike Place Market, Seattle Aquarium, Seattle Waterfront, Wine Country and much more.
For an overview of tours and complete registration details, contact Mary Jo Gerrity at Ohio Farm Bureau at 614-246-8227 or e-mail [email protected]. Registration is due Dec. 4.