January 14-17, 2018
“Forages: Opportunities for the Next Generation” 


2018 Keynote Presenter is Greg Peterson.  See past presentation clip below.

Greg Peterson is a 2013 graduate of Kansas State University where he majored in Agricultural Communications and Journalism. He grew up and still works on a family farm near Assaria, KS with his parents, 2 brothers, and sister. In 2012, Greg founded the “Peterson Farm Brothers” with his siblings. The videos that have resulted have reached over 45 million people in 5 years and have led to an increased role in agricultural advocacy for Greg. He has now given over 300 speaking presentations in 40 states and 8 countries and is passionate about the future of the agricultural industry.


Crowne Plaza in Louisville, KY
Room rate: $119 single/double
    Complimentary parking
    Complimentary airport shuttle


AFGC 2018 Conference Deadlines
Item/Event Deadline
Call for Presentations for Oral and Poster Presentations September 1, 2017
Emerging Scientist Nominations September 30, 2017
Award Nominations October 15, 2017
Interpretive Summaries from Workshop presenters, volunteer oral presenters and poster presenters November 15, 2017     
Forage Bowl Applications November 1, 2017
Forage Spokesperson Nominations November 11, 2017
Sponsor/Exhibitor Agreements Due (to obtain all print benefits) December 1, 2017
Youth Essay Submissions Due December 1, 2017


January 6-9, 2019
Hyatt Regency at the Arch
St. Louis, MO
Room rate: $112
    Complimentary valet parking for overnight guests per room