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Wyoming Young Farmers & Ranchers Conference Dec. 2-3 in Casper

“Shopping for Results” is the focus of the Dec. 2-3, 2011 Wyoming Farm Bureau (WyFB) Young Farmer & Rancher (YF&R) Conference. Wyoming young farmers and ranchers are invited to attend the YF&R Conference at the Holiday Inn in Casper. The conference is open to all young agricultural producers (between the ages of 18-35) and all Farm Bureau members. Children are welcome.

No matter what it is we do in life we are always “shopping for results.” Whether it be results in finding the perfect gift for someone or results on your agriculture operation. Speakers will talk about how to “Shop for Results” in various areas such as working with county commissioners, herd selection, financial areas, local government, bridging the generational divide and more.

Hosted by the WyFB YF&R Committee, the conference begins Friday, Dec. 2 with a noon luncheon and look at “What is YF&R?” Wyoming Farm Bureau Executive Vice President Ken Hamilton will speak on “Legislative and Agriculture Issues Facing Wyoming Producers.”

The next session, “Protecting with Life Insurance,” will focus on how life insurance can protect loved ones in the event of an untimely death. Presented by Nathan Rayl with Farm Bureau Financial Services, this workshop will also provide practical information on other ways to use life insurance as a financial tool.

“Estate planning in Wyoming” begins at 2 p.m. with Attorney Ryan McGuffey talking about wills, estate planning and other important decisions we all face. McGuffey is well-known for his estate planning knowledge and work in this region.

“Bridging the Generational Divide” will be presented by Kyle Perry with the American Farm Bureau Federation at 3:30 p.m. Generations aren’t simply separated by years. This workshop will help participants better understand generational differences that affect how people approach life, work and volunteering.

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Participants will enjoy music entertainment by Daron Little at the Friday dinner event.

The first session on Saturday is “Influencing the federal planning process and a look at how to work with your county commissioners.” Fremont County Commissioner Doug Thompson will talk about how to work with your county commissioners on the issues which affect your farms and ranches.

At 10 a.m., American Farm Bureau Federation’s Kyle Perry will present “Telling Your Story.” Telling your story is often easier said than done. This session covers suggestions for what makes a story interesting to the listener as well as other strategies.

Custom Ag Solutions will present an interactive “Risk Management Education” workshop. The farm simulation looks at risk management concepts that work to maximize farm profitability by managing production and market risks.

After lunch, Kera Bullard with Farm Credit Services of America, will talk about the “Five Cs of Credit.” This session will discuss what many lenders look for in an agriculture customer including what they like to see in an agriculture operation. Also, a review of credit bureau reports and what they really do tell the lender.

The final speaker at 2:30 p.m. will be Kelly Burch, of Burch Livestock. Burch will talk about “Herd Selection.”

“Shopping for Results” is the focus of the Dec. 2-3, 2011 Wyoming Farm Bureau (WyFB) Young Farmer & Rancher (YF&R) Conference. Wyoming young farmers and ranchers are invited to attend the YF&R Conference at the Holiday Inn in Casper. The conference is open to all young agricultural producers (between the ages of 18-35) and all Farm Bureau members. Children are welcome.

No matter what it is we do in life we are always “shopping for results.” Whether it be results in finding the perfect gift for someone or results on your agriculture operation. Speakers will talk about how to “Shop for Results” in various areas such as working with county commissioners, herd selection, financial areas, local government, bridging the generational divide and more.

Hosted by the WyFB YF&R Committee, the conference begins Friday, Dec. 2 with a noon luncheon and look at “What is YF&R?” Wyoming Farm Bureau Executive Vice President Ken Hamilton will speak on “Legislative and Agriculture Issues Facing Wyoming Producers.”

The next session, “Protecting with Life Insurance,” will focus on how life insurance can protect loved ones in the event of an untimely death. Presented by Nathan Rayl with Farm Bureau Financial Services, this workshop will also provide practical information on other ways to use life insurance as a financial tool.

“Estate planning in Wyoming” begins at 2 p.m. with Attorney Ryan McGuffey talking about wills, estate planning and other important decisions we all face. McGuffey is well-known for his estate planning knowledge and work in this region.

“Bridging the Generational Divide” will be presented by Kyle Perry with the American Farm Bureau Federation at 3:30 p.m. Generations aren’t simply separated by years. This workshop will help participants better understand generational differences that affect how people approach life, work and volunteering.

Participants will enjoy music entertainment by Daron Little at the Friday dinner event.

The first session on Saturday is “Influencing the federal planning process and a look at how to work with your county commissioners.” Fremont County Commissioner Doug Thompson will talk about how to work with your county commissioners on the issues which affect your farms and ranches.

At 10 a.m., American Farm Bureau Federation’s Kyle Perry will present “Telling Your Story.” Telling your story is often easier said than done. This session covers suggestions for what makes a story interesting to the listener as well as other strategies.

Custom Ag Solutions will present an interactive “Risk Management Education” workshop. The farm simulation looks at risk management concepts that work to maximize farm profitability by managing production and market risks.

After lunch, Kera Bullard with Farm Credit Services of America, will talk about the “Five Cs of Credit.” This session will discuss what many lenders look for in an agriculture customer including what they like to see in an agriculture operation. Also, a review of credit bureau reports and what they really do tell the lender.

The final speaker at 2:30 p.m. will be Kelly Burch, of Burch Livestock. Burch will talk about “Herd Selection.”

“Shopping for Results” is the focus of the Dec. 2-3, 2011 Wyoming Farm Bureau (WyFB) Young Farmer & Rancher (YF&R) Conference. Wyoming young farmers and ranchers are invited to attend the YF&R Conference at the Holiday Inn in Casper. The conference is open to all young agricultural producers (between the ages of 18-35) and all Farm Bureau members. Children are welcome.

No matter what it is we do in life we are always “shopping for results.” Whether it be results in finding the perfect gift for someone or results on your agriculture operation. Speakers will talk about how to “Shop for Results” in various areas such as working with county commissioners, herd selection, financial areas, local government, bridging the generational divide and more.

Hosted by the WyFB YF&R Committee, the conference begins Friday, Dec. 2 with a noon luncheon and look at “What is YF&R?” Wyoming Farm Bureau Executive Vice President Ken Hamilton will speak on “Legislative and Agriculture Issues Facing Wyoming Producers.”

The next session, “Protecting with Life Insurance,” will focus on how life insurance can protect loved ones in the event of an untimely death. Presented by Nathan Rayl with Farm Bureau Financial Services, this workshop will also provide practical information on other ways to use life insurance as a financial tool.

“Estate planning in Wyoming” begins at 2 p.m. with Attorney Ryan McGuffey talking about wills, estate planning and other important decisions we all face. McGuffey is well-known for his estate planning knowledge and work in this region.

“Bridging the Generational Divide” will be presented by Kyle Perry with the American Farm Bureau Federation at 3:30 p.m. Generations aren’t simply separated by years. This workshop will help participants better understand generational differences that affect how people approach life, work and volunteering.

Participants will enjoy music entertainment by Daron Little at the Friday dinner event.

The first session on Saturday is “Influencing the federal planning process and a look at how to work with your county commissioners.” Fremont County Commissioner Doug Thompson will talk about how to work with your county commissioners on the issues which affect your farms and ranches.

At 10 a.m., American Farm Bureau Federation’s Kyle Perry will present “Telling Your Story.” Telling your story is often easier said than done. This session covers suggestions for what makes a story interesting to the listener as well as other strategies.

Custom Ag Solutions will present an interactive “Risk Management Education” workshop. The farm simulation looks at risk management concepts that work to maximize farm profitability by managing production and market risks.

After lunch, Kera Bullard with Farm Credit Services of America, will talk about the “Five Cs of Credit.” This session will discuss what many lenders look for in an agriculture customer including what they like to see in an agriculture operation. Also, a review of credit bureau reports and what they really do tell the lender.

The final speaker at 2:30 p.m. will be Kelly Burch, of Burch Livestock. Burch will talk about “Herd Selection.”

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