Louisiana Ag Tours
Explore local agriculture during your visit to New Orleans! The area is overflowing with history, culture and not-to-miss southern cooking. Shuttle buses pick up directly from the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center to take you to your destination with tours offered Saturday, January 12, 2019 and Tuesday, January 15, 2019. Tickets can be purchased through the registration system starting on October 1, 2018. Tours are expected to sell out, so don’t wait to buy tickets!
Join the fun with the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture! while promoting ag literacy! Information about these fantastic events promoting ag literacy is coming soon
Farm Bureau Ag Innovation Challenge
The Farm Bureau Ag Innovation Challenge is the first national business competition focused exclusively on rural entrepreneurs launching food and agriculture businesses. Rural entrepreneurs will pitch innovative business ideas to a team of judges with expertise in ag technologies, business development and agribusiness, competing for $145,000 in startup funds. The Final Four teams will compete at the 2019 AFBF Annual Convention & IDEAg Trade Show on the Cultivation Center Stage. Click here to learn more or to apply for the Farm Bureau Ag Innovation Challenge.
Interested in being a workshop speaker? Click here for more information.
The Cultivation Center stage is the educational show piece of the IDEAg Trade Show. Interested in giving a TED-style talk on the Cultivation Center stage? Click here for more information.
Communicate, Collaborate, Influence
Breakout sessions focusing on learning and development for members, board members, educators and more.
Farm Bureau Founders Award
The American Farm Bureau Federation's award for exemplary leadership, service, or contributions to Farm Bureau is given in recognition of outstanding achievements and work in the interest of Farm Bureau. The award is presented during general session at convention.
Distinguished Service Award
The American Farm Bureau Federation's award for distinguished and meritorious service is given in recognition of outstanding service in the national interest of American agriculture. The award is presented during general session at convention.