2023 YAP Conference

Young agricultural professionals from across Ohio are invited to attend the annual Winter Leadership Experience “Discover Your Legacy” Jan. 27 and 28 at Kalahari Resort in Sandusky. The conference features plenty of fun, 20 options for workshops, great food and keynote speakers as well as Safari Camp for children K-6th grade. 

Registration is $150 per person, with a $25 discount for students and educators. Register online through Dec. 30. You will need payment and full contact information at registration. You are responsible for securing your own hotel accommodations. The registration page has a link for rooms at $189 (a significant savings) while supplies last.

Richland County Farm Bureau will reimburse $100 for the first four attendees who contact the county office prior to the event. You can register online and notify us at the office at [email protected] or 419.747.7488 that you will be attending. Once you attend, you will receive your reimbursement.

To learn more about the conference, click here.

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Bethany Starlin

Hocking County Farm Bureau

Available scholarships
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Matt Aultman

Darke County Farm Bureau

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Jenna Gregorich

Coshocton County Farm Bureau

Growing our Generation
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Mandy Way

Way Farms

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Jaclyn De Candio

Clark County Farm Bureau

Young Ag Professionals program
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Austin Heil

Hardin County Farm Bureau

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Trumbull County Farm Bureau

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