The 2020 WFBF Young Farmer and Agriculturist Conference will begin Monday, November 16 and run through Saturday, December 5. This year’s conference will be held virtually on Facebook. The programming is available to members and non-members, no registration required, with content being targeted to farmers and agri-business professionals ages 18-35.
This year’s conference will include presentations from the Excellence in Ag Award finalists, the YFA Discussion Meet, workshops hosted by Farm Bureau members from across the country and a trivia night. There is also a ‘Be the Babe’ contest being sponsored by the Fabulous Farm Babe Pam Jahnke and Mid-West Family Broadcasting.
All the programming will be available on Facebook and can be found by searching for “Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation Young Farmer and Agriculturist Virtual Conference”. Visit the event page today and mark ‘Going’ so you can stay up to date on all the details.
The WFBF YFA Conference is being held free for members and non-members.
Discussion Meet Final Four
Discussion Meet Round 1 – The Discussion Meet round was held on Nov. 11 at 7 p.m.
Discussion Meet Top 8 – The Top 8 Discussion Meet rounds will take place on Nov. 18 at 7 p.m.
On Nov. 20 the Final Four contestants will be announced. These contestants will compete on Friday, Dec. 4 to determine the 2020 WFBF YFA Discussion Meet winner who will compete during the AFBF Annual Convention.
Good luck to all contestants!
Excellence in Ag
*All presentations will be live in the Facebook event.
Old and New Flowers – Growing Tulip and Hemp in Oregon – Dec. 1
Tune in for a tour of Oregon Farm Bureau member Jon Iverson’s farm.
Going Hog Wild with Ryan – Dec. 2
Ryan Hilton, an Indiana Farm Bureau member, will show you what it takes to raise hogs.
Growing Peanuts in Georgia – Dec. 3
Georgia Farm Bureau member J.D. Newton will show you what it takes to grow peanuts in Georgia.
Nuts About California Agriculture – Dec. 5
Join us for a tour of Farm Bureau member Jocelyn Anderson’s Almond Farm in California.
*All workshops will be available in the Facebook event.
Think You Have What It Takes To Be The Fabulous Farm Babe?
Well now’s your chance to try it! Click here for the form and to upload audio of you reading the market script.
Join us for trivia on Friday, December 4 at 7:00 p.m. Gift cards and Farm Bureau swag will be given away and there might just be a special guest!
You can connect via the YFA Facebook page or via Zoom.