The Kentucky Farm Bureau State Young Farmer Summer Outing will be held July 14-16, 2016, in Owensboro, Kentucky. This event will provide a relaxed, fun atmosphere for young farm families to socialize, tour local ag-related sites, and gain a better understanding of the Farm Bureau organization.
The weekend will formally begin with the preliminary rounds of the 2016 Discussion Meet Contest Friday morning. Applications were mailed to the counties in March and are due to the state office no later than Friday, June 17.
Saturday begins with the “Eggs and Issues” Breakfast featuring our annual policy development session. Following breakfast, participants will be asked to choose between five available tour options.
Hotel reservations should be made directly with the Hampton Inn & Suites Downtown Owensboro/Waterfront by calling (270) 685-2005. In order to receive the special room rate of $115 (plus tax), please indicate that you will be attending the Kentucky Farm Bureau Young Farmer Summer Outing, July 14-16. Reservations requested after the Friday, June 17 early registration deadline are subject to availability and cannot be guaranteed for the negotiated room rate.
Beginning Friday, May 6, you can register online. Early conference registration will be available through Friday, June 17, with a fee of $135 for adults and $75 for children ages 2-12. Beginning June 18, registration will increase to $160/adult and $90/children. There will be an option to pay by credit card or by check. If you choose to make payment with a check, the State Office must receive the payment check within 7 days after the registration is submitted online. If the State Office does not receive payment within 7 days after the registration is submitted online, the registration will be cancelled within our system. Modifications to your 2016 Young Farmer Summer Outing registration requests can be made via the online system until Friday, July 1, 2016, at 11:59 p.m. EDT. Should you cancel your 2016 Young Farmer Summer Outing arrangements or circumstances arise that prevent you from attending your registration and extra event costs are all final and non-refundable after Friday, July 1, 2016, at 11:59 PM EDT. If the 2016 Young Farmer Summer Outing is officially cancelled, a refund is possible minus any penalties or non-refundable expenses that apply.
We hope you will make plans to attend this year’s conference. It should be an outstanding event and fun for the whole family. If you have any questions or need additional information, please feel free to contact Scott Christmas at (502) 495-5000, x. 7221 or via e-mail atScott.Christmas@kyfb.com or Jackson Tolle, at (502) 495-5000, x. 7374 or via e-mail at Jackson.Tolle@kyfb.com.