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New Century Farmer Conference

During this intensive five-day conference you will network with industry experts, presenters and other aspiring farmers while attending a series of workshops and sessions discussing topics ranging from the global marketplace to farm financing, consumer trends and managing risk.

Event details

When

Feb 15, 2018
from 05:00 PM to 05:00 PM

Where

Des Moines, Iowa

Contact Name

Contact Phone

317-802-4309

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Why You Should Attend The New Century Farmer Conference

During this intensive five-day conference you will network with industry experts, presenters and other aspiring farmers while attending a series of workshops and sessions discussing topics ranging from the global marketplace to farm financing, consumer trends and managing risk.

Some of the things you will take away:

  • Explore new farm business opportunities and develop new business alliances with other producers.
  • Create a vision statement for your operation.
  • Discover how producers can profit from value-added products and the use of technology.
  • Study behavioral changes that enable young producers to overcome common challenges they will face.
  • Gain an understanding of how banks view your operation.

Is New Century Farmer for You?

Our attendees should:

  • Be currently attending or a recent graduate (within six months) of a two- or four-year college or university and be between the ages of 18-24.
  • Have experience in the field of production agriculture.
  • Demonstrate plans to return to a career in production agriculture through work experience, training or other activities including but not limited to academic classes, FFA involvement and/or SAE projects.
  • Be a current or former FFA member, or a member of the National FFA Alumni Association.

 

Applications are due February 15, 2018.

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