July 6, 2018
Florida Farm Bureau will hold its state Young Farmers and Ranchers Leadership Conference themed “Rooted in Agriculture,” at the, July 13-15, 2018.
A mix of more than 300 Generation Zs and Millennials will attend various leadership development seminars at the three-day leadership conference so that they can better promote agriculture in their own communities.
“We are excited to have such a diverse group of farmers, ranchers and agriculturists attend this year’s conference,” said Leadership Programs Coordinator Michele Curts. “These young people are the next generation of agriculture. This conference is about recognizing them for their community service, providing them with life-long skills and giving them networking opportunities so they can carry on the tradition of farming.”
Retired football player,, will welcome attendees at a Friday evening awards banquet by sharing his inspirational story of trading cash and fame for his passion to support hunger relief. “ survivor Johnny Georges will share his experience and success of the during lunch on Saturday afternoon.
Breakout sessions will address an array of engaging topics, including diversifying your operation, marketing your product, tackling social media, creating agricultural videos and tips on running for political office. As available on the .