MFBF Annual Convention November 8-11, 2021 * Billings, MT

Join us for our largest annual gathering where members and guests join together for important networking, fun socials, memorable workshops and keynote speakers, and the delegate session where we showcase our grassroots policy development process.  This event welcomes our members, guests and industry leaders and partners to come learn more about our organization and the agriculture industry.  


Monday, November 8

8am-1pm  -  ACE Seminar & Graduation Luncheon
1-3pm  -  Women’s Leadership Committee Meeting
3-7pm -   Registration Open, DoubleTree
3-5pm  -  MFBF Board of Directors Meeting
3-5pm  -  Promotion & Education Committee Meeting
3:30-5pm  -  Commodity Advisory Committee Meetings
5:00pm  -  Convention Kick-off Social & Entertainment, DoubleTree

Tuesday Continued...

2:00-3pm - Workshops

  • Grazing Management Decisions After Severe Drought - Dr. Jeff Mosley, MSU
  • Tools to Build Your Farm Bureau Brand - Laura Nelson, Legacies author
  • Embracing the Emotion of Legacy Planning - Farm Bureau Financial & Vicevich Law

2:00pm - YF&R Discussion Meet - Round 1
3:00pm - Ice Cream Social
3:30-5pm - District Caucuses
5:30pm - YF&R Discussion Meet Final Four
6pm - Social Hour
7pm - Young Farmer & Rancher Social & Dinner

Tuesday, November 9

6:45am -  Century Club Members Only Breakfast - Keynote: Districting for Montana
7:30am-6pm - Registration & Trade Show Open, DoubleTree
8:00am -  Pre-Session Vespers
8:30am - Opening General Session - Keynote: Pushing to Keep Our Way of Life - Jay Hill
10:00am - Coffee Break
10:15-12:15am -  Young Farmer & Rancher Committee Meeting
10:30-11:30am -  Workshops

  • Calving 101 with Calving Simulator - Katie Rein Loose, DVM, Crazy Mountain Vet Services
  • Building Your Volunteer Bench - Liz Moore, MT Non-Profit Association
  • Farm to Table Talk - Building on Consumer Trust - Kari Barbic, American Farm Bureau

11:45am - Audit Report
12:00pm - Open Resolutions Session
12:30-1:45pm Lunch - Keynote: Old MacDonald Lost the Farm - Frank King

Wednesday, November 10

6:45am County Awards Breakfast
8am - General Session
10:00am - Coffee Break
10:30am - Resolutions Session
11:45am-1pm - Lunch - Keynote: What’s Driving Agriculture in the Year Ahead? - Mike Pearson
1-5pm - Resolutions Session continues
5:30pm - Social Hour
6:30pm - MFBF’s Celebrating Resilience Banquet
8:00pm - After Party with Live Music by Bucky Beaver & the Ground Grippers at the Pub Station

Thursday, November 11

8:00am - Resolutions Session

Lodging Information

Attendees are responsible for making their own room reservations. Call the DoubleTree Hotel at (406) 252-7400 or for overflow, contact the Northern Hotel at (406) 867-6767. Request the MFBF room block for special conference rates. Book your room by October 25!

Event Registration