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Our Sponsors

Silver Sponsors- Meal/Speaker ($3000+)
Mr. William Nelson
CHS Foundation Inc.
5500 Cenex Drive
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55077
(651) 355-5481
John Deere
Ms. Cheryl A. Salley
John Deere Foundation
1 John Deere Place
Moline, IL 61265
(309) 748-7961
Pfizer Animal Health
Mr. Corey Caraway
Pfizer Animal Health Territory Mgr.
109 South Broadway
Aurora, SD 57002
(605) 690-4604
Institute for Agricultural Business Mgt. Education
Mr. Tom Weygandt
Program Director
3484 McAfee Road
Wooster, OH 44691
(330) 465-8019
Bronze Sponsors - Break.In-Kind ($1000+)
Mr. James P. Shipley
Regional Agronomy: Sr. Sales Support Specialist
Creve Coeur Corporate Center IV
622 Emerson Road, Suite 150
St. Louis, MO 63141
(314) 213-1577
Center for Farm Financial Management
Mr. Dale Nordquist
Center for Farm Financial Mgt.
University of Minnesota
130 Classroom Office Building
1994 Buford Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108
(800) 234-1111
Iowa Farm Business Association
Mr. Kent Vickre
PC Mars Accounting Software
Iowa Farm Business Association
226 SE 16th Street
Ames, IA 50010
(515) 233-5802
AgCountry Farm Credit Services
Ms. Jean Johnson
Marketing Communications Consultant
2424 32nd Avenue South
Grand Forks, ND 58201
(701) 787-6622 / (218) 791-5029(Cell)
Bremer Bank
Mr. Doug Safar, President
Bremer Bank
202 West Johnson Avenue
Warren, MN 56762
(218) 745-4486
Vendor-Sponsors- Vendor/In-Kind ($400+)
Mr. Stacey Davis
Benefit Administration for the Self-Employed
601 Visions Parkway, Suite B
Adel, IA 50003
(888) 386-9680
Easy Farm Software- Vertical Solutions Inc.
Mr. George Spengler
Vertical Solutions, Inc.
203 11th Avenue SW
Minot, ND 58701
(800) 396-3279
Farm Biz Software- Specialized Data Systems
Mr. Wally Hoffman
Farm Biz Software
P.O. Box 346
Parsons, KS 67357
(620) 423-3400
Farm Financial Standards Council
Mr. Carroll E. Merry
Countryside Marketing, Inc.
N7 W14573 Appleton Avenue, #287
Menomonee Falls, WI 53051
(262) 253-6902
Farm Works Software
Mr. Brian Stark
P.O. Box 250
6795 S State RD 1
Hamilton, IN 46742
(800) 225-2848
Greater Fargo-Moorhead CVB
Nicole M. Moen
2001 44th ST South
Fargo, ND 58103
(701) 282-3653
North Dakota Association of Agricultural Education
Mr. Craig Klevin
President, ND Assoc.of Agricultural Education (NDAAE)
P.O. Box 5587
Bismarck, ND 58506
(701) 224-5409
Ms. Jennifer Formo
Sales & Marketing Support Coordinator
Total Administrative Services Corporation
2302 International Lane
Madison, WI 53704-3140
(800) 422-4661 Ext. 4670
University of Illinois- Urbana
Mr. Ryan Batts
326 Mumford Hall
1301 W. Gregory DR
Urbana, IL 61801
(217) 333-1817
Additional Sponsors
Northern State Bank
201 East 3rd Street
P.O. Box 639
Thief River Falls, MN 56701

Family Program

Sunday, June 13
1:00 PM Conference Registration
6:30 PMEvening Dessert Reception at Holiday Inn
7:00 PM "Welcome to Fargo-Moorhead" —Mayor Walaker
7:15 PMArtist & Historian Steve Stark
8:00 PMAdjourn

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Monday, June 14
10:00 AM "Era of the Apron" (Frontier Room, Holiday Inn)
 —Audrey C. Lahlum Read about Audrey ...
Afternoon On Your Own (Check Family Activity List below)
6:30 PM Evening On Your Own (Check Family Activity List below)

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Tuesday, June 15
(Today's activities will take place rain or shine)
10:00 AM Tour the Fargo Theater
12:00 PM Lunch in downtown Fargo
1:30 PM Fargo Air Museum
Adults: $6
Military, Seniors (65+) and Students: $6
Child (5-12): $5
Child (<4): free
3:30 PM Arrive Back at Hotel
5:30 PM Bus departs Hotel for Bagg Farm
6:30 PM Group outing to Bagg Bonanza-style farm with catered meal

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Wednesday, June 16
(an alternative to following conference tours)
Morning Activity (9:30 AM) Afternoon Activity (1:30 PM

Bonanzaville USA,
West Fargo:

Adults...... $7
Ages 5-16...... $4
Children Under 5...... Free
Tram Tour w/guide...... $8

Wahpeton, ND:

Chahinkapa Zoo
Zoo Admission:
Seniors...... $6.50
Ages 13-Adult...... $7
Ages 4-12...... $3
Children 3 & Under...... Free


• Chahinkapa Water Park
5:45 PM Family Outing to Hjemkomst Center via carpool

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Optional Family Activities

Shopping & Museums

Comstock House 506 8th ST S, Moorhead 218-291-4211
Children's Museum @ Yunkers Farm 1201 28th AV N, Fargo 232-6102
Summer House Antiques 517 6th ST S, Moorhead 233-4730
Moorhead Antique Mall 2811 Main AV, Moorhead 287-1313
West Acres Shopping Mall Across form Holiday Inn on 13th AV, Fargo

Mini Golf

Thunder Road Fargo 282-5151

Golf Courses

The Meadows 299-7888
Village Green 299-7888
Ponderosa 498-2201
El Zagal (par 3) 233-8156
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Biking Trails / Bike Rental

Trailpath Bike Rentals  
Island Park Cycles  

Camping & State Parks

Buffalo State Park 218-498-2124
KOA Campgrounds 218-233-0671
Lindenwood Park 701-241-1350
Itasca State Park (Mississippi Headwaters) Approx. 65-75 mi. from Fargo-Moorhead

Print-friendly Family Schedule

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