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 Four Points by Sheraton Punta Gorda Harborside. 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 developments in agriculture and lots of family fun.
for the conference is $100 per individual, plus lodging. The deadline for is June 28, 2017.
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