Young Ag Couples Invited to Conference


HELENA, Mont. -- Young farm and ranch couples from throughout Montana are invited to the 33rd annual Young Ag Couples Conference scheduled January 9-12, 2013, at the Red Lion Colonial Hotel in Helena.



Couples will learn about 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 owned 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


Published: October 31, 2012 2:23:00 PM MDT.
Last Modified: October 31, 2012 2:30:26 PM MDT