BILLINGS—Mark your calendar! Montana’s Fifteenth Annual Young Ag Leadership Conference (YALC) is set to take place October 5- 7, 2018 at the Big Horn Resort in Billings. Young people involved and interested in agriculture, ages18-40, are invited to attend this one-of-a-kind conference where leadership, personal development, education and networking take center stage. 

This year’s agenda boasts top-notch speakers, including advocate for agriculture, “Big Sky Farmher”, Michelle Jones. There will be cutting-edge workshops, exciting entertainment and an Entrepreneur Spotlight of local business folks. YALC’s action-packed program is put together specifically with young agriculturalists in mind by representatives from each of these nine organizations: Montana 4-H Foundation, Montana Wool Growers Association, Montana Grain Growers Association, Montana Farm Bureau Federation, Alpha Gamma Rho Alumni, Montana FFA Foundation, Montana State University College of Agriculture, Montana Stockgrowers Association and Montana Farmers Union. 

Look for more conference details, including registration information, to be released later this summer. For questions regarding the 2018 Young Ag Leadership Conference, contact Rikki Swant at (406) 231-4422 or