December 2-5, 2019

NFU’s Growing for the Future is a unique online, interactive virtual conference focused on the issues that today’s farmers and ranchers face.
The free, four-day event includes farmer-to-farmer webinars, live Q&A sessions, a discussion board, an online resource center, and free giveaways. This year’s conference will cover a wide variety of topics including cooperatives, insurance, business planning, energy efficiency, accounting and more!


Learn more about the Growing for the Future online conference in the FAQs below.




  • The conference consists of 7 live and 4 pre-recorded webinar style sessions. During the live sessions, attendees will have the opportunity to interact with speakers at the end of the presentation. All live sessions will be recorded and available 12 hours after the live event. Pre-recorded sessions will be available once the conference opens.

  • The Growing for the Future online conference portal will open on December 1, 2019.

  • This conference is only online. We do not host in-person sessions.

  • The conference portal will remain open until February 2, 2020.


  • Registration for this conference is free!

  • Registration will open in Fall 2019.

  • Attendees have the option to register for the conference on-site by credit card or check only. No cash payments will be accepted.

Resources and Materials

  • In addition to the webinar sessions, the Education section is full of downloadable resources provided by conference partners.

  • Materials range from how to guides, instructional videos, and professional development opportunities.

  • Networking opportunities will also be available in the Discussion portal.

Post Conference Viewing

  • All materials will be available for two months after the conference opens.

  • Registration for the conference will remain open for one month after the conference begins.

  • Staying at the Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa is not required but is a more convenient option. Book your stay at the Catamaran, here!

  • If you do not receive a confirmation email after registering, please review your emails spam filter settings.


  • There will be opportunities to win daily prizes! Prizes can be won by answering questions in the discussion board, filling out post-conference surveys, or pre-registering.

  • Learn more about the prize of the day from the announcements section of the conference portal or National Farmers Union social media.

Proof of Attendance

  • National Farmers Union will provide proof of attendance certificates for members who participated in the conference. Please e-mail [email protected] for more details.”

Thank you to our sponsors!

Without their generous support, we wouldn’t be able to put on this conference for free.

Thank you to our partners!

If you would like to be a future partner, please email NFU Education Coordinator Emma Lindberg at [email protected].