2020 Farm Bureau YF&R Leadership Conference
2020 YF&R Leadership Conference
March 13-16, 2020
Louisville, Kentucky
Omni Louisville

The 2020 Farm Bureau YF&R Leadership Conference will bring together 1,200 young leaders from across the country to Louisville, KY March 13-16 for a three-day conference to learn, share and grow together to build a stronger Farm Bureau. There will be great speakers, breakout sessions and evening events that offer opportunities to grow and network with members from across the country. You'll leave the conference with new friends, new ideas and new energy for your farm and Farm Bureau.

Registration Types

Adult Registration - Early Bird: $290.00; Regular: $345.00

Early-bird and regular adult registration includes access to all general and breakout sessions, Friday’s Welcome Reception, beverage breaks on Saturday and Sunday, lunches on Saturday, Sunday and Monday, dinner on Sunday and Monday, and a tour ticket (additional tour costs will be indicated on the registration site).

Early Bird registration closes February 10, 2020

Adult Guest Registration - $190.00

Day attendees will receive adult meals for the desired day of Leadership Conference and includes general sessions, breakout sessions, beverage breaks, lunches and evening banquets or activities. Adult single-day registrations are only available for Saturday and Sunday.

Child Guest (Ages 3-12) - $100.00

​​​​​​Child will receive adult meals for the length of Leadership Conference and have a reserved tour seat. 

Child Under 3

Child does not receive meals and must sit on parents' laps during meals and on tours (for your child to receive meals, register them as a child guest ages 3-12).

Conference Objectives

  1. Bring members and leaders of the Young Farmers & Ranchers programs together to learn, share and grow to build a stronger Farm Bureau.
  2. Provide a networking opportunity for members to share experiences, learn and connect with industry leaders and experts.
  3. Inspire members to apply new conference ideas on their farms and in their Farm Bureau.
  4. Give back to the Louisville community through charitable outreach and/or engagement programs/events.
  5. Provide current, accurate and valuable information through engaging sessions and workshops on AFBF’s four major focus areas:
    • Consumer outreach
    • Member value
    • Advocacy, outreach and education
    • Leadership development