2020 Young Farmer Leaders Conference

2020 Young Farmer Leaders Conference
The Michigan Farm Bureau Young Farmer Leaders Conference is for young members between the ages of 18 and 35. This two-and-a-half-day conference unites 350 young agriculture leaders and industry experts, centers on these members’ professional and personal growth and addresses issues relevant to this generation, including leadership training, management skills and business/family relationships.

This two-and-a-half-day conference offers 18- to 35-year-old Young Farmers the opportunity to:

  • Meet 300 young agriculture leaders and industry experts
  • Help build confidence to ag-vocate for the industry and set up to fill leadership positions
  • Learn about business, financial, technology and agricultural issues facing the industry


Cancellations for the event must be made in writing by January 24th to avoid a no show fee. 

No show fees will be 
charged to the County Farm Bureau as follows:
    $450 Full Registration
    $250 Saturday Registration only
    $55 Tour No Show fee

When
2/21/2020 - 2/23/2020
Where
100 Grand Traverse Village Blvd Acme 49610

Program

   

Friday, 21 February 2020

 
Time
2/21/2020 - 2/23/2020

Category
Tour

Category
Tour

Category
Tour

2 busses
Category
Tour

Saturday, 22 February 2020

Sunday, 23 February 2020

 
Want to have more FUN at work and home? Listen close as Paul walks you through how to maximize experience, improve communication and leadership effectiveness while mitigating distractions. This FUN and engaging workshop is sure to provoke thought while providing specific “Next Steps” in driving behavioral change. Let the FUN begin!

Michael and Aaron will help to untangle and simplify the financial strategies available for today’s farm operations.  By sharing basic tools and working through real life case studies these two financial professionals will provide tangible processes you can implement immediately to improve the present, and future, of your operation.

Mapping out a succession plan to transfer farm ownership between generations can be an overwhelming task.  There are no short cuts or easy solutions to this process. In addition to exploring some of the pitfalls of family business relationships, this presentation will provide a six-step planning framework to help farm families in developing/implementing a successful farm ownership succession plan for the next generation of young farmers.

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