National Young Farmer Educational Association - The Association for Educating Agricultural Leaders

​​2019 NYFEA Institute  - Printable Version On-Line
December 11—14, 2019 - Lancaster, Pennsylvania - “Pennsylvania Proud”
Hotel:
Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square; 25 South Queen Street; Lancaster, PA 17603; Hotel Direct:717-239-1600 (ask for NYFEA or Young Farmer rate) Room Rate:  $119.00/night – until block is filled or  11/05/2019 is the requested cutoff (If you have any challenges with room or registration, please call NYFEA at 334-546-9951 or email: nyfea-main@nyfea.org  )   .
Airport:  PYFA will provide transportation to and from the Harrisburg International Airport within designated hours.  Airport is 32 miles from the hotel.
.Schedule:
Wednesday, Dec 11 –
Registration opens at noon.  Board Meeting at 1:00  Delegate Meeting at 3:00  Taste of Pennsylvania Reception, Entertainment and Ice Cream Social in evening.
Thursday, Dec 12  -
Following breakfast at the Marriott the tour buses will head to Chester County.  Tour options will include “The Tastiest Tour in Town” at Herr’s Snack Factory and a tour of the Herr Angus Farm, visit the Mushroom Capital of the World and tour a mushroom farm and processing plant, and tour the one million sq ft URBN Distribution Center.  One tour option will remain in Lancaster County to go to New Holland Haytools Plant, a wolf sanctuary, Mount Hope Winery, and Hershey Farms.  You won’t go hungry as you will be treated to a lunch half way through your tour stops and then a dinner at one of the area’s amazing smorgasbords.
Friday, Dec 13 -
This morning you will hear from the officer candidates at breakfast and then head out to our Lancaster County tour options.  Lancaster County is home to the New Holland Haytools plant, Kreider Farms which features a high tech viewing of the dairy, Oregon Dairy Organics/Compost Facility, Lancaster Labs/Eurofin and Liberation Tiny Homes. There will also be many options for shopping with scheduled stops in Lititz, one of the nations “coolest small towns”, Kitchen Kettle Village, Green Dragon Farmers Market, and/or Outback Toy Store.  We will finish the evening with another scrumptious dinner and entertainment.
Saturday, Dec 14 —  
a) 8:00am – Ag Decision Makers College—Hear from local farmers and ag officials  b) 10:30am Ag Communication Award  should provide excellent insight to the new communication challenges facing agriculture  c) 11:45 am – Salute to Pennsylvania  and Officer Lunch  d) 2:00pm – Final of Ag Communication Award  e)4:00pm – Auction  f) 6:30pm – Banquet and Entertainment!.
Register On Line: www.nyfea.org  or  Mail Registration form to:  NYFEA:  Box 20326, Montgomery, AL 36120  Deadline is 10/15/19.
Name(s):   ___________________________________ 
Address:  _________________________________ 
City, State and Zip: _________________________
Email Address:  ______________________________
 Phone:  (_____)______-_________   ( Registration will be confirmed utilizing email )
NYFEA Attendance to all events:  $325 each       # _____  @ $325   =   _________     
Weekend Rate                                                     # _____ @ $230  =              _________(great for for Friday / Saturday only)
NYFEA Daily Rate is $120 each day   Thursday  # _____   Friday    # ______   Saturday  # ______  @ TOTAL  =    _________      
NYFEA Student Rate is $300 all events (no hotel rooms)     # ______  @ $300   =               _________    
NYFEA Student Rate for students sharing a room with at two other students (3 total) is $450 but includes hotel room for four nights.                  # ______  @ $450   =   _________ (Students must be willing to share an assigned room )   
Child Registration  (under age 12)                    #  ______ @   $150 =         _________
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