Conference set for young adults involved in agriculture

Buckeye Farm News

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.

Lynn Snyder 

Lynn Snyder is senior director of communications for Ohio Farm Bureau.