April 6, 2017
Eight $250 scholarships will be awarded to Farm Bureau members between the ages of 18-35 to attend the conference. Priority of scholarships will be given to first-time attendees.
“Our young people are the future of agriculture,” said Michele Curts, Leadership Programs Coordinator for Florida Farm Bureau. “By offering scholarships we hope to encourage the next generation of farmers to take advantage of this excellent networking and educational conference.”
Themed “Hooked on Agriculture,” thewill be held at the . This year’s conference will feature social media celebrity , also known as the armchair philosopher, a competition among young agriculturists, engaging sessions on the latest in agriculture and lots of family fun.
Registration for the conference is $100 per individual plus lodging. To apply for a scholarship, visit. The deadline for scholarship applications is June 28, 2017.