Schedule of Events

Monday, February 18
11:30 a.m.      YC Gathering -  Meet the YCs, YC group and individual photos following
  1:00 p.m.     Division Meetings
                         - Lunch provided
  3:00 p.m.     Q&A with Corporate Board and Staff
  4:30 p.m.      Social Hour
                          - Meet Your Cheesemakers
                          - Test Your Taste Buds
  6:30 p.m.      Banquet
  7:30 p.m.      Entertainment
                         - Black & Whyte Dueling Pianos

Tuesday, February 19
   6:30 a.m.     Breakfast Buffet
   8:00 a.m.     Guest Speaker
                          - Tom Vilsack, USDEC CEO and Former U.S. Secy. of Ag
                       Business Meeting
                       Delegate Session
 12:00 p.m.     YC Business Meeting - Start time subject to change


Meet the YCs

Each member should submit up to three photos of their farm and family, with a short description of each image. These will be shown on Monday and included in your packets to help felow members get to know you.

Digital photos may be sent to Nickie Sabo at by Feb. 5. Any images sent after the deadline may not be included in the slide show.

General Information

Dress code — Upon arrival, each registered YC will receive an AMPI sweatshirt. Please wear this on Monday for the group photo, which will be taken immediately following the initial YC Gathering. Tuesday's annual business session is business casual.

Cost of lodging and annual meeting meals will be paid by AMPI. Those living more than 320 miles (one way) from the meeting are allowed $60 for one additional night's lodging (receipt required).

Mileage to and from the annual meeting will NOT be reimbursed unless also attending as an elected official.

Questions regarding the YC events or annual meeting should be directed to Nickie Sabo at 507-354-8295 or