Young Ag Couples Invited to Conference


HELENA, Mont. — Young farm and ranch couples from throughout Montana are invited to the 32nd annual Young Ag Couples Conference scheduled January 11-14, 2012, at the Best Western Helena Great Northern Hotel in Helena.


Couples will learn communication skills, successful agriculture practices, estate planning, and other aspects of leadership.  Ron Hanson, an agriculture economist and agribusiness professor at the University of Nebraska, is among the featured speakers.  Hanson will deliver a presentation about the need for communications in family farm operations.


The conference is sponsored by the Montana Department of Agriculture in cooperation with Montana’s agricultural organizations.


To qualify, couples must be actively engaged in agriculture or agribusiness. Participants usually are nominated by Montana agricultural organizations. However, couples who are interested in attending or learning more about the conference can contact Walt Anseth at (406) 444-2402 or by email at




Walt Anseth
Agricultural Finance Program
302 N Roberts
Helena, MT 59601
Phone: (406) 444-2402
Fax: (406) 444-9442

Jayson O'Neill
Montana Department of Agriculture
302 N Roberts
Helena, MT 59601
Phone: (406) 444-3684
Fax: (406) 444-5409


Published: November 17, 2011 10:52:00 AM MST.
Last Modified: November 22, 2011 11:02:16 AM MST