2020 VFBF Women’s Spring Conference
"The Magic of Farming"
Friday, March 20
Vendor stations: Health, member benefits and more
Keynote speaker: Chris Knicely—AITC 2019 Teacher of the Year, Mark Twain Middle School, Fairfax County
Live auction after dinner; silent auction through Saturday
Saturday, March 21
Farm Finances—Dr. Alex White, Virginia Tech
Women’s Health & Nutrition—Jennifer Madden Smith, RD, CLC
Medicare 101—Gina Gentilini, individual account executive, Health Care Consultants
Protecting Farmland—Laura Thurman, easement project manager, Virginia Outdoors Foundation
Preparing to Fulfill the Mission—Dr. Paige Pratt, VFBF grassroots development specialist
Tours and afternoon activities:
Tour Rockingham Poultry Center and White Oak Lavender Farm
Tour Route 11 Potato Chips and Showalter’s Orchard/Old Hill Hard Cider
Canvas and rock painting
Agriculture in the Classroom activity
Sunday, March 22
District and State Awards
Prior to the start of the Women's Spring Conference, please join us for the Farm Credit Knowledge Center Farm Management Institute, to be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, March 20 at the Hotel Madison.
Featured speaker Dr. Dave Kohl will speak on the business of agriculture, and current trends from a local and global perspective.
Guest speaker Greta Halahan of Lebanon, Pa., will speak on personalities and teamwork.