This annual event is an opportunity to enhance your leadership experience while building personal and professional skills. You’ll also have the opportunity to network with agricultural leaders, and those making a difference in our communities, Farm Bureau and agriculture.  Farm Bureau members between the ages of 18 and 35 years old are eligible to attend. 


Jan. 27 – 28, 2023

Kalahari Resort and Convention Center – 7000 Kalahari Drive, Sandusky Ohio 44870

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Kalahari Sandusky



Conference fee: $150/ individual, $25 off for students and educators

A hotel room is not included in the registration fees. Book separately

Hotel Cost: $189 per night *

*Discounted rate only available until Jan. 13, 2023, while supplies last.

Ohio Farm Bureau Group Members are eligible to receive complimentary registration. Please contact Patty Davis at [email protected] to learn more.

New for 2023: Safari Camp

Children between kindergarten and 6th grade may register for Safari Camp at the 2023 Winter Leadership Experience. Youth registered for Safari Camp will be included in conference meals and activities throughout the two-day experience. Ohio Farm Bureau staff members will host four hands-on learning sessions for the youth, during the breakout session times.

Note: Safari camp is not a babysitting or childcare service. Parents/guardians will be responsible for their child(ren) during the conference. Guests/children registered for the conference will receive meals and access to conference amenities.

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Conference Details

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Keynote Speakers

Get to know our featured speakers: James Lawrence, the ‘Iron Cowboy’ and our young entrepreneur panelists.

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Session Descriptions

Conference sessions cover business and niche markets topics, production agriculture and career/leadership development.

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