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Young agricultural professionals from across Ohio are invited to attend the annual Winter Leadership Experience “Beyond the Fencerows” Jan. 26 and 27 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus. The conference features plenty of fun, great food, breakout sessions, workshops, tours and keynote speakers as well as the Future YAP Club for children K-6th grade.
Registration is $150 per person; register online through Jan. 10. 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 the Hyatt for $149 (a significant savings) while supplies last.
Geauga County Farm Bureau is offering scholarships to a limited number of county young ag members to attend the Winter Leadership Experience.
Young Ag Professionals (ages 18-35) interested in attending who would like a scholarship to attend must contact the county office prior to the event. Scholarships are available on a first come, first served basis and may vary on the number of young ags attending.
To learn more about the conference, click here.
Labor has always been an issue, mainly because we are a seasonal operation. So that's a challenge finding somebody who only wants to work three months out of a year, sometimes up to six months.Farm Labor Resources
I appreciate the benefit of having a strong voice in my corner. The extras that are included in membership are wonderful, but I'm a member because of the positive impact to my local and state agricultural communities.Strong communities
I see the value and need to be engaged in the community I live in, to be a part of the decision-making process and to volunteer with organizations that help make our community better.Leadership development
Farm Bureau involvement has taught me how to grow my professional and leadership experience outside of the workforce and how to do that in a community-centric way.Young Ag Professionals program
With not growing up on a farm, I’d say I was a late bloomer to agriculture. I feel so fortunate that I found the agriculture industry. There are so many opportunities for growth.Growing our Generation
Knowing that horticulture is under the agriculture umbrella and having Farm Bureau supporting horticulture like it does the rest of ag is very important.Groovy Plants Ranch
If it wasn't for Farm Bureau, I personally, along with many others, would not have had the opportunity to meet with our representatives face to face in Washington.Washington, D.C. Leadership Experience
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