2023 Ag Promotion Conference

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March 10 and 11, 2023

Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center, State College, PA

Registration Deadline: TBD

The 2022 Ag Promotion Conference is designed to bring those involved in agriculture promotion Together to promote Advocacy and Stimulate Knowledge


Michele Payn

Cause Matters Corp.

Michele Payn, CSP, connects the people and science of food and farming as principal of Cause Matters Corp. She is known for being a community catalyst, a passionate advocate for global agriculture – and touching hearts to move minds. Michele has worked with farmers in more than 25 countries, raised over $5 million in sponsorships for agriculture education and founded AgChat and FoodChat on Twitter. She is the author of three books: Food Bullying, an IPPY gold medal winner; Food Truths from Farm to Table, an IPPY bronze medal winner; and No More Food Fights!. She also hosts the Food Bullying podcast. Michele’s degrees are in Agricultural Communications and Animal Science from Michigan State University. She has earned the Certified Speaking Professional designation, awarded to less than 10% of professional speakers globally. She resides with her ‘city slicker’ husband and cow-loving daughter on a small farm in central Indiana. She enjoys Registered Holsteins, the MSU Spartans, and making memories with friends around the table. Michele connects farms and food, brains and behavior, at www.causematters.com and socially through @mpaynspeaker. 

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AgChoice and MidAtlantic Farm Credit logo- proud sponsors of 2022 Ag Promotion Conference

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