Oregon Young Farmers & Ranchers Leadership Conference


Oregon Young Farmers & Ranchers Leadership Conference, November 9-11 in RedmondĀ 

Young farmers, ranchers, and others interested in agriculture are encouraged to register for the 2018 Oregon Young Farmers & Ranchers (YF&R) Leadership Conference, set for November 9-11 at the Eagle Crest Resort in Redmond.

Open to Farm Bureau members ages 16 through 35 (as of January 1, 2018), the conference is geared toward young people interested in improving their leadership and communication skills, learning about the most important issues impacting Oregon agriculture, gaining business tips from experts, networking with peers, and having fun!

The $50 registration is due by November 2. Find the registration form and more information at https://oregonfb.org/yfrconference/.

Featured speakers at the YF&R Leadership Conference include:

  • Steve Gannaway, Director of Training & Development for Illinois Farm Bureau, speaking on “Why Do People Do the Things They Do?”
  • PR Expert Shannon Berg and Oregon Rancher Elias Eiguren speaking on “Lessons from the Owyhee Canyonlands”
  • Past National FFA Officer Jason Wetzler
  • Closing Speaker Damian Mason on “The F Words of Ag”

Breakout sessions with ag industry experts will be offered in the topic tracks of ag business, natural resources, industry support, and leadership.

Social events include a Friday game night and Saturday night karaoke party with DJ Brennan Cooper!
Find the registration form, conference agenda, and hotel information at https://oregonfb.org/yfrconference/.

For more information, email yfr@oregonfb.org or call Jacon Taylor at 541-589-9694 or Jenny Freeborn at 970-214-8143.


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