Summit for Young Farmers

Dan Agri View, Alabama, Florida, General, Georgia

young farmersEverett Griner talks about a recent summit for young farmers in today’s Agri View.

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From: National Youth Summit Series

National Youth Summit on Agri-Science

At the National Youth Summit on Agri-Science high school students develop the skills and knowledge needed for the challenges facing agriculture, food security and sustainability. National 4-H Council and National 4-H Conference Center have partnered with agricultural scientists, researchers, leaders, politicians, and advocates to host the National Youth Summit on Agri-Science. This Summit emphasizes hands-on educational experiences led by experts in the agricultural community.


This Summit is open to any high school student in grades 9-12. Participate as a team (as few as two and as many as 10) with at least one adult mentor/chaperone. Youth interested in attending National Youth Summit on Agri-Science should contact leaders in their school, club, scout troop, religious organization or parent to identify an adult to register and accompany them to the event. Registrations will open on September 19, 2016! In order to register you will need information for both the adult chaperones and students. Information needed is as follows: Information needed for Adult Chaperone.

Event Details

The 2017 National Youth Summit on Agri-Science takes place February 2-5, 2017. Summit fees include accommodations at the National 4-H Conference Center, meals, educational programming and tours including a guided night time tour of the monuments and memorials in Washington, DC. All-you-can-eat meals are served at the Clover Cafe at National 4-H Conference Center beginning with dinner on Thursday, February 2 and ending with breakfast on Sunday, February 5, 2017.

Learn more registration for the 2017 National Youth Summit on Agri-Science.

Image credit: Image from National Youth Summit.