Presenting at American Farm Bureau Federation’s Annual Convention

 

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Tiffany Dowell Lashmet and Paul Goeringer at the AFBF Convention Trade Show.  Image by Tiffany Lashmet.

 

Earlier this month, I got the opportunity to present with my friend Tiffany Lashmet (@TiffDowell) at the American Farm Bureau’s 99th Annual Convention at the Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville.  We covered an agricultural law overview for 2017 and what to be watching for in 2018.  As you can see from the one picture I remembered to take during the event, the event was well attended and the audience asking great questions.  After the jump, you will find the audio of the presentation provided by American Farm Bureau.

Tffany and I also provided a handout for the presentation and you can find it here.

While at the convention, I got the opportunity to listen to Keith Coble (@DrKeithHCoble) speak on Crop Markets and the upcoming Farm Bill and Kansas Senator Jerry Moran give his views on the upcoming Farm Bill debate.  In addition to presenting at the annual convention, I got the opportunity to explore the Gaylord Resort (maybe pretend to drive a Farmall tractor), visit the Grand Ole Opry at the Ryman Auditorium, and almost see Reba McEntire.  Take a look at the pictures below.

Presentation:

 

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Speakers’ view during our presentation.  Image by Paul Goeringer

 

Other Presentations at AFBF:

 

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Senator Moran Image by Paul Goeringer

 

 

Paul at AFBF:

 

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Me sitting on a Case Farmall 50A.  Image by Tiffany Lashmet

 

 

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AFBF registered all their speakers from DC, I am a DC insider apparently.

 

Grand Ole Opry:

 

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View from my seat at the Ryman.

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Another shot form my seat.

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Carly Pearce singing at the Opry

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Riders in the Sky at the Opry

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Whisperin’ Bill Anderson at the Opry.

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Hard to make out, but that is John Schneider at the Opry.  Aka Bo Duke at the Opry.

 

 

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