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Minnesota Dairy Health Conference

Learn about the latest developments in dairy production science, health, nutrition, management, and food quality from leading experts and dairy researchers while earning up to 20 CE credits at this world-class conference. Join the conversation on social media by using hashtag #mndhc2019

WEBINAR: Putting it All Together

In this wrap-up session, Shauna Reitmeier and Brenda Mack will summarize the information presented throughout the Cultivating Resiliency series of webinars. Time will be spent answering questions or addressing topics that were not touched on based on feedback from participants. Be prepared to ask questions or make comments and the presenter will respond. …

Women’s Agricultural Leadership Conference 2019

“Changing the Agscape” Celebrating 21 Years Advance and improve your skills through an engaging day of learning and networking at the 21st annual Women’s Agricultural Leadership Conference. Get energized by discovering new ideas, connecting with others in agriculture, and celebrating mentors and positive role models. Opening session …

2019 FUSION Conference

The 2019 Farm Bureau FUSION Conference will feature great speakers, breakout sessions and evening events to bring together volunteer leaders from the Promotion & Education, Women’s Leadership and Young Farmers & Ranchers programs. Conference Highlights Local tours in Wisconsin Collegiate Discussion Meet Hands-on Learning Sessions Evening …

WEBINAR: Increasing Your Joy and Happiness While Living a Farm Life

In this session, Brenda Mack will focus on increasing joy and happiness in your farm life. Self-compassion, random acts of kindness and expressing gratitude are practical ideas that will be further explored to bolster positive feelings. Be prepared to ask questions or make comments and the presenter will respond. The topic for discussion will last approximately …

2019 Agricultural Safety Awareness Program (ASAP) Week

The 2019 Agricultural Safety Awareness Program (ASAP) Week will be celebrated March 3-9, 2019.  The theme for the week will be “Safety: Know Your Limits” and will highlight a different safety focus each day of the week. Monday – Emergency Preparedness Tuesday – Livestock Wednesday – Heat Stress and Hydration Thursday – Roadway Safety Friday …

WEBINAR: Building and Maintaining Relationships in Stressful Times

In this session, Shauna Reitmeier will share the importance of relationships in farming and ranching lives. Ways to initiate, maintain or improve communication with spouses, family members, neighbors and community members will be discussed. Be prepared to ask questions or make comments and the presenter will respond. The topic for discussion will last …

WEBINAR: You Can’t Pour from an Empty Cup

You Can’t Pour from an Empty Cup – How do you fill it up to support yourself and others? In this session, Shauna Reitmeier will share how stress, when not addressed, can deplete farming and ranching women’s energy and their ability to effectively keep up with their responsibilities. Participants will learn ways to manage stress and come up …

MN Farm Bureau 2019 Leap Conference

The 2019 MFBF LEAP Conference is designed to provide leadership and advocacy training for all Farm Bureau members. The conference is planned and hosted by the Promotion & Education and Young Farmers & Ranchers Committees. Registration Deadline: January 15, 2019 UMASH researcher, Carrie Klumb, will be a panelist for the panel discussion “How …

WEBINAR: Self-Care Tips to Help Reduce Stress

In this session, Brenda Mack will provide a brief overview of how stress affects our health and well-being. Exploring self-care practices as an option to deal with worrying and stress will occur. Participants will learn about a practical tool to build and implement an individualized stress-reduction plan. The importance of connecting with others as …