The Utah Farm Bureau Federation is pleased to announce that dairy scientist, advocate, and podcaster Tara Vander Dussen will be a keynote speaker at the upcoming Utah Farm Bureau Leadership Conference, January 26-27 in St. George, Utah. The conference is open to all farmers and ranchers in Utah, and will focus on leadership and improving advocacy skills for agriculture. There will also be speakers addressing some of the most prominent issues of the day.

To register for the Leadership Conference, click HERE. In addition, the Utah Hay & Forage Symposium will be taking place immediately preceding the leadership conference in St. George. Those who register for the symposium will receive a discount code to register for the leadership conference.

About Tara Vander Dussen

Tara is a New Mexico native, 5th generation dairy farmer, an environmental scientist, and mom of two girls. Daniel, her husband, manages all day-to-day responsibilities on his family dairy farm, while Tara has her own career as an environmental consultant, speaker, online agriculture advocate, and podcaster.

Tara has had the opportunity to speak at national and global conferences about dairy sustainability, including at the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization Committee on World Food Security and the Forbes AgTech Summit.

Tara is also the co-founder of Elevate Ag, an online course to provide farmers and ranchers with the tools they need to successfully share their ag story and grow their businesses, and the co-founder of Discover Ag, a docu-series and podcast that shares relevant and captivating conversations in agriculture so people can better understand the food system and connect with the hands that feed us.