Farm and Ranch Conference

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Date/Time: Friday February 02 at 
Location: DoubleTree Hotel - West Fargo, N.D.  

Highlights from the 2024 NDFB Farm and Ranch Conference!

The 2024 Farm and Ranch Conference was held February 2-3,  at the Double Tree Hotel in West Fargo. Here are some of the photo highlights from the event.

David Widmar, ag economist, AEI

David Widmar, an agriculture economist for Agriculture Economic Insights was the keynote speaker at the conference and shared the topic Farm Decision-Making in the Good Times and the Bad.

Deuces Wild and Max Robison

Entertainment for the final evening of the conference was Deuces Wild, and little Max Robison. He put smiles on everyone's faces!

Cheech and the little lady

Chris Holznagel and a little lady share a tender moment during a meal at the conference.

NDSU's Frayne Olson shares the crop outlook

A perennial favorite breakout speaker, Frayne Olson of NDSU shares his market outlook with conference-goers.

U.S. Representative Kelly Armstrong

U.S. Representative Kelly Armstrong, and candidate for North Dakota governor, addressed the group at a general session.

Nicole Kitzman, District 6 YF&R representative

Nicole Kitzman, who co-chairs the NDFB YF&R Committee with her husband, Chance, listens to a speaker during the general session at the conference.

2024 Discussion Meet finalists

The 2024 Discussion Meet Finalists, from left: Chance Lundberg, Mia Severson, Thomas Shepherd and Madison Bodine. Shepherd won the Meet and will go on to represent NDFB at the AFBF Annual Meeting in San Antonio in 2025.