Making the Conference More Affordable

Work Exchange

Limited partial discounts are available in exchange for working at the conference.

There are a variety of tasks that we need help with before, during, and after the conference.  The exchange rate is $10 per hour for every hour you work up to a maximum of 7 hours, or $70.

YOU MAY NOT COMBINE WORK EXCHANGE WITH THE EARLY BIRD RATE. SIGN UP FOR WORK EXCHANGE OPENS ON AUG. 17.

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FACT Conference Scholarships

FACT’s Conference Scholarship Program for Livestock & Poultry Farmers

Food Animal Concerns Trust (FACT) is a national nonprofit organization committed to humane farming and food safety. Their mission is to promote humane farming and advocate for the safe production of meat, milk, and eggs. FACT also helps consumers make humane and healthy choices.

FACT’s Fund-a-Farmer Project broadens opportunities for humane farmers in the U.S. Their grants enable livestock and poultry farmers to transition to or increase access to pasture on their farms. FACT’s scholarships help farmers who wish to learn about humane farming methods to attend sustainable agriculture conferences.

Apply online for a FACT Scholarship!

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Beginning Farmer & Rancher Scholarship

2017 WILLIAM W. DOW SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED. APPLY TODAY!

The William W. Dow Memorial Beginning Farmer and Rancher Scholarship is designed to give new and beginning farmers and ranchers a low-cost opportunity to participate in our Sustainable Agriculture Conference Nov. 3-5, 2017.  Scholarships are competitive and both need and merit-based.  The value of this scholarship totals $300.

APPLY NOW!

Donations to the fund are gratefully accepted.

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