Ticket sales for this event ended Sat, Jan 26, 2019
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Montana's Next Generation Conference, January 25 and 26, 2019, in Shelby, Montana will feature one day of business planning resources for the farm or ranch, and one day of production workshops. Purchase tickets online with credit card using the Ticket River button at the bottom of this page or print registration is available on the conference website, https://mtnextgen.com/.
Friday, January 25, will kick off with “U.S. Trade and what it means to you” from Scott Shearer. Shearer of the Bockorny Group in Washington D.C. has served as co-chairman of the Agricultural Coalition for U.S. - China Trade and co-chairman of the Agricultural Coalition for Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) and was instrumental in the successful passage of China permanent normal trade relations, TPA, and the U.S. – Australia Free Trade Agreement. Matt Roberts, commodity broker turned entrepreneur, will close out the Friday session speaking on “The Six Hats of Agriculture and Making Sense of Today’s Agriculture Picture.” Roberts is an expert in Ag, commodity markets, and energy issues and taught at Ohio State before starting his consulting company.
Saturday, January 26, will provide producers with 36 workshop options covering crops and livestock production, financial management, record keeping, leasing, succession planning, and much more. Saturday's workshops will provide pertinent information for both the beginning and experienced producer, and counts as FSA Borrower Training as well.
Hosted by the Glacier and Toole County Farm Service Agency, local MSU Extension, Marias River Livestock Association, NACDC Financial Services, and the Front Range Counties Farm Bureau, this comprehensive conference of business management, succession planning and production workshops is one not to miss.
Friday's events will be held at the Shelby Civic Center (669 Park Avenue) and Saturday's events will be at the Shelby High School (1001 Valley St.) in Shelby, MT. This convenient location is just an hour and a half from both Great Falls and Havre and has Amtrak service as well. Located at the crossroads of Highway 2 and I-15, Shelby makes a great host site!
For registration questions, please contact the Glacier County Extension Office at 406-873-2239 or firstname.lastname@example.org.