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Rural Mutual Insurance Offers Sponsorship for Young Farmers

100 Farm Bureau members 18-35 offered free registration, 2 nights lodging at Young Farmer Conference.

Rural Mutual Insurance Company is offering to pay for the registration and two nights lodging for 100 young farmers to be new attendees at the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation Young Farmer Conference, Dec. 5-7, at the Kalahari Resort in Wisconsin Dells.

The sponsorship is open to 100 Farm Bureau members between the ages of 18-35 who have never attended a Farm Bureau Young Farmer Conference. The registration fee includes registrant meals, workshop sessions, and the Michael Martin Murphey concert. To apply for the sponsorship, go to the Wisconsin Farm Bureau web site, www.wfbf.com. Young farmers selected will be notified by Sept. 30, with additional details regarding the conference.

Rural Mutual is also offering a $100 Kalahari gift card to any Farm Bureau young farmer that refers another young farmer who is accepted for sponsorship and attends the conference. The referral form and eligibility rules are also available on the Farm Bureau web site.

The Farm Bureau Young Farmer Conference starts on Friday, Dec. 5 with social and networking time. On Saturday, the conference will feature Dr. Ron Hanson, talking about planning for family farm transfers. The Farm Bureau's Young Farmer Discussion Meet, Achievement Award and Excellence in Ag contests will be held in the afternoon. The evening will be capped by a concert by national recording artist, Michael Martin Murphey.

Sunday's events include a morning devotional, Discussion Meet Finals, a buffet brunch and Farm Bureau program, and family free time.

Rural Mutual Insurance is a major sponsor of the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation's Young Farmer Program to support the programs that develop future leaders for the organization and for Wisconsin agriculture.

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