AGENDA

Monday, December 2, 2019
2:00 PM - 6:00 PMYoung Farmer Auction Collection
MAIN BALLROOM FOYER
2:00 PMRegistration Opens 
6:30 PM - 9:00 PMSpirit of Norfolk Dinner Cruise 
8:30 PMDiscussion Meet & Excellence in Ag Practice
PAUL FRAIM AUDITORIUM
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
7:00 AM - 8:30 AMBuffet Breakfast
MAIN SALONS ABCDE
Abigail Spanberger, Delegate 7th District (invited)
7:30 AM - 11:30 AMExhibits Open
GRANBY BALLROOM
7:30 AM - 6:30 PMYoung Farmer Silent Auction Open 
8:00 AM - 10:00 AMPerdue Grain & Oilseed Facility Tour 
8:00 AM - 11:00 AMAchievement Awards Competition
EXCHANGE 3
9:00 AM - 10:00 AMWorkshop: Direct Marketing with Excellence: Trials & Triumphs
EXHIBIT HALL
FAIRS - Panel
9:00 AM - 10:00 AMWorkshop: Getting the Most Out of Virginia Farm Bureau Convention
SALON F
Martha Moore, Vice President of VFBF Governmental Relations
10:00 AM - 11:00 AMWorkshop: Stress on the Family Farm
EXHIBIT HALL
Theresia Gillie
11:30 AM - 1:30 PMFarm to Table Luncheon
MAIN SALON ABCDE
Welcome & Invocation
Keynote Speaker - Dale Moore, AFBF
Journalism Awards
1:30 PM - 4:30 PMExhibits Open
GRANBY BALLROOM
2:00 PM - 3:15 PMDiscussion Meet Competition
PAUL FRAIM AUDITORIUM
Young Farmer Committee
2:00 PM - 3:15 PMWorkshop: Promoting & Facilitating International Trade: Benefits to Your Farm
EXHIBIT HALL
Stephanie Agee, VDACS
2:00 PM - 3:15 PMWorkshop: Stepping Into the Uncomfortable
SALON F
Janice Person, Founder of JPlovesCOTTON, LLC
3:15 PM - 3:45 PMFriends of the Farm Break
XCHG FOYER
4:00 PM - 5:00 PMDistrict Caucuses 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PMVirginia FAIRS Showcase
GRANBY FOYER
6:30 PM - 8:30 PMVirginia Farm Bureau Appreciation Dinner
SALONS ABCDE
Welcome & Invocation
Report of the State Women’s Committee Chairman - Faye Hundley
Awards
Remarks Farm Bureau Ambassador
Remarks Membership & Field Services - Clay Francis State Membership
Awards
Honorary Membership Chairman’s Trophy
Introduction & Bio Sheet Review for Nominations - Corporate Secretary
AFBF Voting Delegates
AFBF Delegates to the Women’s Meeting
6:30 PMYoung Farmer Silent Auction Closes 
8:30 PM - 10:00 PMYoung Farm Live Auction
SALON FGH
Wednesday, December 4, 2019
7:00 AM - 8:00 AMYoung Farmer Breakfast
SALONS ABCDE
Welcome & Invocation
Report of the Young Farmer State Chairman - Kyle Sturgis
Awards - Discussion Meet Winners & Achievement Award Winners
8:15 AM - 8:30 AMDoor prizes in General Session 
8:30 AM - 11:30 AMGeneral Session
GRANBY BALLROOM
Welcome Devotional Video of Board Introduction
Roll Call & Minutes
Treasurer’s Report
Rules of Order
Report of the President
Official Nominations
Policy Discussion
Announcements
11:45 AM - 1:15 PMFellowship Luncheon
SALONS ABCDE
Welcome & Invocation - Faye Hundley
Keynote Speaker - Paul Long
1:30 PM - 3:15 PMGeneral Session
GRANBY BALLROOM
Door Prizes
Report from Virginia Foundation for Ag in the Classroom - Bertsch Cox 
Speaker – Bob Holsworth
Policy Discussion
3:15 PM - 3:45 PMBreak 
3:45 PM - 5:00 PMReconvene Business Meeting
GRANBY BALLROOM
Elections - nominees will come forward
7:00 PM - 10:00 PMAwards Banquet
SALONS ABCDE
Welcome & Invocation
Presentation of Distinguished Service Award
 
Entertainment: Southern Bred Band
Thursday, December 5, 2019
7:00 AM - 8:00 AMBreakfast
SALONS ABCDE
Welcome & Invocation
8:45 AM - 9:15 AMReconvene Business Meeting
GRANBY BALLROOM
Annual Meetings
Virginia Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Co-proxy
Announcement of Election Results - Corporate Secretary
Director's Pledge
Drawing of Lucky Leaders to AFBF Convention
Announcements
9:15 AMAdjorn

AFBF Annual Convention Registration - immediately following adjournment