MFBF Annual Meeting

Want to register for Thursday? Click Here
or contact Kim Ashe

[email protected]  

508-481-4766

Online registration ends Nov 30th

 

THURSDAY December 1st

 Lunch $35 per guest

 Dinner $43 per guest

 

Return with check payable to Mass Farm Bureau to**
Attn: Kim Ashe
249 Lakeside Ave
Marlborough, MA 01752

 

When mailing your check in, please print this application**

 

HOTEL INFORMATION

 

Clarion Hotel and Conference Center

700 Myles Standish Blvd
Taunton, MA 02780
Current room rates apply
Reserve your room at
508-823-0430



TENTATIVE SCHEDULE
*** SUBJECT TO CHANGE***
THURSDAY DECEMBER 1ST
Mass Ag in the Classroom will be hosting the Silent Auction in Room IV from 9 AM until 5PM

Winners will be announced at dinner, you may assign someone to pick up your items or request to pick them up
Farm Bureau Headquarters

Only accepting Cash & Checks

8:30 AM
Registration
 Coffee & Breakfast while Silent Auction Browsing

9:30 - 10:45 AM
Massasoit Room: Pesticide Workshop with
Laurie Manning, Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources

1 Pesticide Credit


Lincoln Room: Estate & Succession Planning

11:00 - 12:00 PM
Massasoit Room: Grants: Planning & Writing
Presentation & Panel Discussion with:

Chris Laughton, Director of Knowledge Exchange at Farm Credit East

Laura Maul, Environment Analyst at MDAR
Ryan MacKay, Lilac Hedge Farm
Mackenzie May, Executive Director at Central Massachusetts Grown


Lincoln Room: Avoiding Risks in Equine Operations with
Attorney Kathleen A. Reagan

12:15 PM
Taunton Ballroom I & II: Lunch

Guest Speaker
Iain Ward, Solar Agricultural Services & Ward Family Cranberries


1:15 - 2:15 PM
Massasoit Room: Grants – What's available?
Panel Discussion with      

Chris Laughton, Director of Knowledge Exchange at Farm Credit East
Laura Maul, Environment Analyst at MDAR

Melissa Adams, Farm Viability & Agricultural Business Training Programs Coordinator at MDAR

 

Lincoln Room: Forever Chemicals on the Farm: What Farmers Need to Know about PFAS

Julie Smith, Maine Farm Bureau

 

2:30

Taunton IV:  Coffee & Cookies

 

2:30- 3:30 PM
Lincoln Room: County Farm Bureau – Board Training
Moderated by MFBF President Warren Shaw


Training for State & County Boards with
Jordan Henry, AFBF
Austin Large, AFBF

3:45 PM
Massasoit Room: "Everything You Wanted to Know About Insurance But Were
Afraid to Ask" A Presentation by A & B Insurance with

Richard G Bourgault, LUTC, AFIS
Wendy M Ashe, AFIS, CLTC

John Oaks, CLTC

 

5 - 6 PM
Social Hour
Sponsored by Syngenta and A & B Insurance

 6 - 9 PM
Taunton Ballroom I & II: Dinner Banquet

Guest speaker
John Lebeaux, Commissioner of  MDAR
Ogonowski Award Ceremony

YF&R Bingo Fundraiser
Sponsored by McGovern Automotive Group

 

 

FRIDAY DECEMEBER 2ND

DELEGATE SESSION


 7 - 8:15 AM

Welcome Breakfast

 

 8:15 - 9 AM
Delegate Registration

 

9 AM - 12 NOON
Delegate Session

 

12 - 1 PM
Delegate Luncheon

1 - 3:30 PM
Delegate Session