MEMPHIS, Tenn. – October 19, 2017 – Greater than 60,000 highschool and school Future Farmers of America (FFA) members and alumni will convene in Indianapolis Oct. 25-28 to have fun youth management in agriculture through the Nationwide Conference and Expo.
For the sixth consecutive 12 months, Geese Limitless (DU) may have a robust presence on the conference to unfold the phrase about DU’s wetlands and waterfowl conservation mission.
“Interacting with hundreds of younger individuals who share our core values – stewardship of the land, conservation of pure sources and a love of waterfowling – is really inspiring,” mentioned Mark Horobetz, supervisor of youth and teaching programs for Geese Limitless. “This is a chance for DU to teach these future landowners concerning the distinction they’re making for conservation by means of packages just like the USA Rice-DU Rice Stewardship Partnership.”
For the third 12 months in a row, DU will crew up with company companion Purina Professional Plan to offer a one-of-a-kind expertise on the conference. Individuals can pose for a photograph with a Purina Professional Plan canine, and discuss with our skilled canine coach whereas visiting the sales space.
DU may have co-branded backpacks with Purina Professional Plan, DU/FFA branded duck calls and different merchandise for the scholars to take dwelling.
“All of us at Purina are excited concerning the alternative to companion with DU for the 90th Nationwide FFA Conference & Expo,” mentioned Karl Gunzer, senior supervisor, skilled engagement crew, Nestle Purina PetCare. “With Purina Professional Plan model pet food because the unique pet food sponsor of DU, Purina brings a wealth of experience in vitamin, coaching and conditioning for retrievers and different sporting canine and their house owners.”
As a technique to join with the scholars and unfold the conservation message, DU encourages attendees to share their pictures on social media platforms utilizing varied hashtags together with #duckdog #proplandog #ICanWeWillFFA and #ducksunlimited. Images from the occasion can be shared on DU’s official Twitter and Instagram accounts.
Geese Limitless Inc. is the world’s largest nonprofit group devoted to conserving North America’s frequently disappearing waterfowl habitats. Established in 1937, Geese Limitless has conserved greater than 14 million acres due to contributions from greater than 1,000,000 supporters throughout the continent. Guided by science and devoted to program effectivity, DU works towards the imaginative and prescient of wetlands ample to fill the skies with waterfowl right now, tomorrow and ceaselessly. For extra info on our work, go to www.geese.org.