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Conference set for young adults involved in agriculture
Buckeye Farm News
Young people ages 18 to 35 who work in Ohio agriculture are invited to join OFBF’s Young Agricultural Professionals for a weekend of personal and professional development during the group’s Leadership Conference March 12 to 13 in Dublin. The theme is “Be an ‘Agvocate’: Speak Up for Agriculture.”
The Young Agricultural Professionals group consists of full and part-time farmers, Extension educators, teachers, consumer educators, media reporters, livestock and equine enthusiasts, beekeepers, green industry employees, gardeners, foodies and more.
Participants will enjoy a selection of quality workshops including hosting on your family farm, niche farming and how to be persuasive.
Trent Loos will serve as a keynote speaker. Loos is a nationally-recognized radio and TV personality and writer for Feedstuffs.
Ohio farmer and comedian Jay Hendren will bring his down-home humor to the conference as a speaker as well.
Registration for the conference is $150 per person and includes hotel lodging and group meals. Participants must return registration forms to their county Farm Bureau office by Feb. 19.
For a detailed description of the workshops and events, visit the events section at www.ofbf.org.