I’m Farming and I Grow it
The North Dakota Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers will be hosting a Leadership Conference in 2013. The conference will be February 1-3 in Bismarck at the Ramada (Doublewood Inn).
“This is a wonderful opportunity to develop leadership skills, network with ag professionals and learn more about the importance of sharing our agriculture stories,” commented Joey Tigges, NDFB Director of Development.
The conference is open to the public of all ages and includes a new Rancher Roundup that will interact with grades 1-6. There will also be daycare for younger children. Registration information can be found at www.ndfb.org/young.
Friday, February 1
6:00 p.m. Opening Address – Jeff Missling, NDFB Executive Vice President
6:15 p.m. Banquet
6:45 p.m. Speaker- Darren Hefty, Global Perspective in Ag
7:45 p.m. Speaker- Johnna Miller, Small Town Big Impact
8:45 p.m. Ranch Rodeo (Family Friendly) with kids games too
Saturday, February 2
8:30 a.m. Eggs and Issues
9:00 a.m. Rancher Roundup, Grades 1-6
10:00 a.m. Breakout Session:
• Johnna Miller, AFBF- Conversations in Ag
• Greg Peterson- Connecting with the Community and how his video came to be
• Heather Ranck-Foreign Markets
11:45 a.m. Ag Literacy Lunch
12:30 p.m. Rancher Roundup Grades 1-6
12:45 p.m. “Dishin’ it with Doyle” Interactive session with President Johannes
1:30 p.m. YF&R Challenge Round 1&2
3:15 p.m. YF&R Challenge Media Interview
3:45 p.m. Focus Session: Consumer Panel
5:45 p.m. District Meetings and Social
6:15 p.m. Banquet
7:45 p.m. Speaker-Invited Ag Commissioner
9:00 p.m. Entertainment- Dueling Pianos and Social
North Dakota Farm Bureau is the most effective general farm and ranch organization in the state of North Dakota, with more than 27,000 members and 50 organized county Farm Bureaus.
Contact: Joey Tigges