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2019 Annual Meeting Agenda

Tuesday, Dec. 3

Time Event
9:00 a.m. Workshop: Direct Marketing with Excellence: Trials & Triumphs
Stephen Versen, Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
10:00 a.m. Workshop: Stress on the Family Farm
Theresia Gillie, co-owner of Gillie Grain
11:30 a.m. Farm to Table Luncheon
Keynote Speaker: Dale Moore, American Farm Bureau Federation
Journalism Awards Presentation
2:00 p.m. Workshop: Promoting & Facilitating International Trade: Benefits to Your Farm
Stephanie Agee, Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Workshop: Stepping Into the Uncomfortable
Janice Person, founder of JPlovesCOTTON LLC
2:00 p.m. Young Farmers Discussion Meet Competition—final round
6:30 p.m. Virginia Farm Bureau Appreciation Dinner
Best in State Awards,
New Horizon Awards for county Farm Bureau programs

Wednesday, Dec. 4

Time Event
6:30 a.m. Registration Opens
7:00 a.m. Young Farmers Awards Breakfast
Young Farmers Program Annual Awards
8:30 a.m. General Session
Annual Report: Wayne F. Pryor, President
11:45 a.m. Fellowship Luncheon
1:30 p.m. General Session reconvenes
Speaker: Dr. Bob Holsworth, political analyst
3:15 p.m. General Session reconvenes
Elections (Results to be announced Dec. 5)
7:00 p.m. Virginia Farm Bureau Awards Banquet
Distinguished Service Awards

Thursday, Dec.5

Time Event
6:30 a.m. Registration Opens
8:45 a.m. General Session reconvenes
Announcement of election results
9:15 a.m. Adjournment