YAP Conference January 29-30

Presented by

Ohio Farm Bureau’s          

Young Ag Professionals

Agriculture has many faces, just like our young ag. professionals. We are young adults, single and married, who share a passion for farming, rural living, and/or local foods. We’re full and part-time farmers, Extension agents, teachers, consumer educators, media reporters, livestock and equine enthusiasts, beekeepers, green industry employees, gardeners, foodies and more!

We invite you to join us for leadership experience, building personal and professional skills, networking with agricultural leaders, and making a difference in our communities, Farm Bureau and agriculture. Join us for personal and professional development, meeting other young professionals from around Ohio, fun, food and fellowship!

DATE: January 29-30, 2016

LOCATION: Hyatt Regency, Columbus

COST:  $100/person with no hotel room

            $150/person with hotel room

           $200 for 2 people sharing hotel room


ENTERTAINMENT: The Henningsens are an American country music trio consisting of Brian Henningsen, his son Aaron, and daughter Clara. In addition to writing songs for the Band Perry, the trio has the hit single, “American Beautiful” and just released their new song “Why I Farm.”

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Robert T. Fraley is executive vice president and chief technology officer at Monsanto. He won the 2013 World Food Prize for “breakthrough achievements in founding, developing, and applying modern agricultural biotechnology.”

MORE ABOUT YOUNG AG. PROFESSIONALS: Ohio Farm Bureau Young Agricultural Professionals are 18 to 35, singles and married, who are interested in improving the business of agriculture, learning new ideas and developing leadership skills. Whether you have a half-acre or 5,000 acres or work in the food and farming industry, Ohio Farm Bureau’s Young Ag Professionals has a place for you!

Farm Bureau Young Agricultural Professionals are full- and part-time farmers, OSU Extension agents, teachers, consumer educators, former Ohio Farm Bureau Youth members, FFA and 4-H alumni, farm media communicators, livestock and equine enthusiasts, wine makers, alpaca breeders, seed representatives, beekeepers, green industry employees, gardeners, foodies and more.

Full or partial scholarships may be available. Please contact the County Farm Bureau office, 877-775-7642 or [email protected]

For more information, registration, and schedule go to… http://www.experienceyap.com/