YF&R Leadership Conference

  • Homewood Suites by Hilton Lafayette 201 Kaliste Saloom Road Lafayette, LA, 70508 United States

39th Annual Young Farmers & Ranchers Leadership Conference

The conference will begin with registration on Friday, January 27th at the Homewood Suites by HIlton Lafayette Airport (201 Kaliste Saloom Road, Lafayette, LA 70508). An excellent program is planned for the weekend which includes guest speakers on GMOs, engaging millennials niche market operation, the new veterinary feed directive, international ag trade as well as taxes/estate planning. See the tentative agenda here.

The registration fee is per person, based on hotel occupancy. The rates are as follows: $250 per person for single occupancy, $200 per person for double/triple/quadruple occupancy. The parish or individual will be responsible for the registration cost. RESERVATIONS MUST BE MADE BY FRIDAY, JANUARY 13, 2017, using the Conference Reservation Form.

The Farm Bureau YF&R program is designed to surface new Farm Bureau leaders and involve them in Farm Bureau activities. This conference serves as a source of information and encouragement to established YF&R Committees as well as those beginning a program. All members of a Farm Bureau YF&R Committee, interested young farmers from 18-35 years of age and parish Farm Bureau leaders are invited and encouraged to attend. Please encourage the members of your parish YF&R Committee or interested young farmers to attend this important conference.

Please feel free to contact Megan Gravois by e-mail at megang@lfbf.org or by phone at (225) 922-6213 or Niki Clarke by e-mail at nikic@lfbf.org or by phone at (225) 922-6314 with any questions that you may have. We are looking forward to a great conference in January!

Registration Form
Tentative Agenda