The New Century Farmer conference is designed to assist young producers in creating a vision for their operation and then providing the tools needed to help that vision be reached. Fifty of agriculture’ s best are selected each year to be a part of this free week-long experience.
Selected participants will partake in numerous learning sessions on topics ranging from farm succession, global agriculture, marketing and finance to new and emerging farm machinery. Additionally participants will take part in numerous field and operation tours, and they will participate in an extensive team- building experience.
The New Century Farmer program will be July 24-30, 2011, in Johnston, Iowa. Applications must be postmarked by March 15, 2011.