YF&R Leadership Conference

2017 SCFB YF&R Leadership Conference

January 27-28, 2017

Charleston, SC

Francis Marion Hotel

*2017 Conference Registration is Closed*


Farmers, ranchers, agribusiness professionals, and ag enthusiasts between the ages of 18-35.


Annually YF&Rs from across the state join together for educational, networking, and leadership development purposes. As agriculture becomes more diverse than ever before, the SCFB Young Farmers & Ranchers Committee aims to offer you a conference that brings together young farmers and ag enthusiasts from across South Carolina, encourages them to join together as a unified voice and provides sessions that will meet diverse educational interests. 

Click below to see what will be happening at the conference from start to finish!




  • Dinner Reception with Legislators on Friday evening
  • Our first ever CASINO NIGHT party hosted by PartyTime on Friday night!
  • Ag Interest/Commodity Breakout Sessions
  • After Party at Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. - desserts, drinks, karaoke and more!
  • Silent Auction (bring an item to donate!)
  • Photo Contest (submit a photo!)
  • General Session: Opportunities in S.C. Agriculture - Open Discussion Panel with Commissioner Hugh Weathers, SCFB President Harry Ott, and Dr. Tom Dobbins
  • Luncheon - True Stories: Innovations in Ag - featuring Home Grown Cotton, Cotton Hills Farm and Yon Family Farms
  • Exhibitors from all facets of the Ag Industry - networking and business opportunities at your finger tips!
  • Discounts on Patriot's Point, Palmetto Carriage Works, Bubba Gump Shrimp merchandise, and more!



Presenting Sponsor

Farm Bureau Insurance


Arbor One & AgSouth Farm Credit

Midland Agency Crop Insurance



Bayer CropScience

Silveus Southeast Insurance & Palmetto Grain Brokerage

Circle F. Farms, Custom Farming Division

College of Charleston Foundation

Carolina Farm Stewardship Association

Morris Insurance Agency

Meherrin Ag & Chemical Co.

Tiger Corner Farms Manufacturing

Clemson Cooperative Extension


Walter P. Rawl & Sons, Inc.

Americot Inc.

Rocky Wells Agri-Services, LLC

Blanchard Equipment Co., Inc.


S.C. Soybean Board

Crop Production Services

Lexington County Farm Bureau

DuPont Crop Protection

Certified SC Grown

Anderson County Farm Bureau

Spartanburg County Farm Bureau

Georgetown County Farm Bureau


Palmetto Peanut, LLC

Carolina Agri-Power, LLC

Trax Cattle Semen & Breeding Services

Clayton Rawl Farms, Inc.


Beaufort County Farm Bureau


Thank you for helping us promote the agricultural interests of this state and optimize the lives of those involved in agriculture! This event would not be possible without you!


For questions regarding 2017 YF&R Conference registration, contact Betty Meadows at bmeadows@scfb.org.

For questions regarding the SCFB YF&R program, contact Jessica Cabrera at jcabrera@scfb.org