“Today’s Bottom Line – Tomorrow’s Profit” is the theme for a Farm & Ranch Conference, Feb. 3, 2024, at The Box Elder Events Center, Box Elder, S.D. The event is co-hosted by the South Dakota Farm Bureau (SDFB) Young Farmers & Ranchers (YF&R) Committee and the SDFB Promotion & Education (P&E) Committee. 

The conference will focus on topics to help develop skills, resources and knowledge needed for success in a competitive agricultural environment. As part of the conference package, attendees will also take in the Black Hills Stock Show and PRCA Rodeo Saturday evening.

Dallas Mount will headline the event Saturday morning with a session on ranch management. Mount is the owner of Ranch Management Consultants and the Ranching for Profit School. He has worked with hundreds of ranchers to help make their operation more profitable. 

Saturday afternoon, Brandi Buzzard will share her story of advocating for agriculture through social media platforms and a blog. Buzzard is a cowgirl, rancher and working mom who helps others share their own agriculture stories. 

Registration for the Saturday sessions and PRCA rodeo is $75 for individuals and $125 for couples. 

Visit sdfbf.org or follow this link for registration and hotel information. Conference registration is open until Jan. 26, 2024. Reservations for hotel rooms close on Jan. 10, 2024.

Additional information about SDFB can be found at sdfbf.org or on Facebook.