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Registration Deadline Approachig for NC Young Farmers and Ranchers Conference

NC Farm Bureau's YF&R Conference will be held January 26 – 27, 2013, in GREENSBORO, NC, at the Sheraton Greensboro Hotel at Four Seasons ( ), 3121 High Point Road, Greensboro, NC 27407, (336) 292-9161.The State YF&R Committee has planned a program reflecting the interests and concerns of our young farm families. A tentative agenda is included.

Conference attendees are to register using the Registration Form. PARTICIPANTS SHOULD INCLUDE THEIR FULL EMAIL ADDRESSES. NC Farm Bureau will pay for overnight rooms for young farmers attending the conference. Participants will be responsible for their registration fees, transportation, meals not included on the agenda and incidental hotel charges (i.e. phone calls, room service, etc.). Those attending need to pick up their registration packets at Registration Desk 3 between 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 26. Sessions will begin at 9:30 a.m. The conference will conclude at 10:15 a.m. on Sunday, January 27.

A registration fee of $150 per person is required to attend the conference. The fee will be WAIVED for 2013 State YF&R Committee members and spouses, Collegiate YF&R Steering Committee members, State FFA Officers and State 4-H Officers. Attendees may ask county Farm Bureau presidents for sponsorship or pay their own registration fees. Registration fees and the enclosed Registration Form should be completed and returned to Lori Lawrence NO LATER THAN WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9, 2013.

For more information contact the NC Farm Bureau is dedicated to serving the agricultural industry in the Carolinas and Virginia with the latest ag news, exclusive regional weather station readings, and key crop market information. The website is a companion of the Southern Farm Network, provider of daily agricultural radio programming to the Carolinas since 1974. presents radio programs, interviews and news relevant to crop and livestock production and research throughout the mid-Atlantic agricultural community.