Date(s) - February 25, 2022 - February 28, 2022
1:00 pm - 10:30 pm


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The American Farm Bureau Young Farmer & Rancher Committee invites members to Louisville for  “The Triple Crown of Agriculture – Food, Fiber, Fuel.

Here is the agenda, speakers, tours and FAQ for the conference. The Collegiate Discussion Meet also will take place. On Saturday night of the conference, attendees will head to the Kentucky Derby Museum for an evening of fun, music, networking and all things related to horse racing.

Scholarships are available! Ohio Farm Bureau sponsors 10 YAP member’s registration and group meals. See the application for rules; application deadline is Jan. 31, 2022.

The conference offers an excellent lineup of keynote speakers to kick-off each morning.  Delatorro McNeal, II is the Saturday morning’s keynote speaker. He is an internationally renowned speaker and author of eight books. In June 2021, Delatorro was awarded an honorary doctorate by the Business Honors Program of Trinity International University of Ambassadors in recognition of his 20 years of work in the field of personal and professional development. The Monday morning closing speaker will be AFBF President Zippy Duvall.

The Omni Louisville Hotel will be accepting reservations.

The early bird rates for the 2022 conference will be $320 per person through Jan. 19 at noon, and regular registration will be $375 per person. Register by Feb. 4.

Social Media Ambassadors needed

Attention Collegiate Farm Bureau members: If you are seeking an opportunity to apply what you are learning through your coursework, get creative with social media, and/or engage the public in a conference experience, apply for the Social Media Ambassador Program today.

American Farm Bureau is looking for trend-setters and influencers who seek to use their digital platform to share a positive message for agriculture. Elevate the YF&R Leadership Conference experience for yourself and others by submitting an application.

Application materials are due to [email protected] by 12 p.m. Feb. 1, 2022. Please email David Townsend with any questions regarding the Social Media Ambassador Program at [email protected].

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Please email [email protected] with questions regarding any portion of the conference.