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Why You Should Attend The New Century Farmer Conference

During this intensive five-day conference you will network with industry experts, presenters and other aspiring farmers while attending a series of workshops and sessions discussing topics ranging from the global marketplace to farm financing, consumer trends and managing risk.

Some of the things you will take away:

  • Explore new farm business opportunities and develop new business alliances with other producers.
  • Create a vision statement for your operation.
  • Discover how producers can profit from value-added products and the use of technology.
  • Study behavioral changes that enable young producers to overcome common challenges they will face.
  • Gain an understanding of how banks view your operation.

Is New Century Farmer for You?

Our attendees should:

  • Be currently attending or a recent graduate (within six months) of a two- or four-year college or university and be between the ages of 18-24.
  • Have experience in the field of production agriculture.
  • Demonstrate plans to return to a career in production agriculture through work experience, training or other activities including but not limited to academic classes, FFA involvement and/or SAE projects.
  • Be a current or former FFA member, or a member of the National FFA Alumni Association.
  • Here’s an idea of who attended in 2017.

How to Apply

The application process for the 2018 program will open Dec. 15, 2017 at 8 a.m. EST. and all applications must be completed by Feb. 15, 2018 at 5 p.m. EST.

Step by Step Process:

  1. Prepare before starting the application by reading the Application Rubric and FAQs.
  2. Login to FFA.org – How to create an account.
  3. Complete the application.

NOTE: YOUR APPLICATION IS NOT VALID UNTIL YOU HAVE SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED THE ENTIRE PROCESS AND RECEIVED AN EMAIL CONFIRMATION.

Contact

Casey Zufelt
czufelt@ffa.org
317-802-4309

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