Conference Information

The 55th annual BIG conference was December 13-14, 2016 at the Extraco Events Center in Waco, Texas.  Eric Bost, with the Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture at Texas A&M,was the keynote speaker on Tuesday.  Retired Ambassador Bost spoke of domestic and international hunger and how our world should address future needs of hunger.

bill-robin-brentOutgoing BIG Chair Robin Liebe was presented with a plaque for her service as Chair for two years.  Pictured with her is the BIG Chair, Bill Foshea (left) and Regional Program Leader, Central Region, Bent Batchelor (right)




Nine 55th BIG Scholarship WinnersBIG Scholarships were awarded during the luncheon.  Mid-Tex Farm and Ranch Show also printed scholarships to 4 deserving students.




Tentative date for the 2017 BIG Conference is December 19th and 20th, 2017.

Check back for information to be posted later.

If you have any questions, please call Patti Locke at (254) 968-4144


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