The New York Farm Bureau will host a Fusion Forum on Friday, March 20 at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Syracuse. There will be an extended Young Farmer Forum on March 21.

Author Steve Gilliland will be the keynote speaker who will show participants how they can make a difference in modern day agriculture and in their own lives. There will also be opportunities to learn better ways to communicate with consumers, developing a farm food safety plan, as well as discussing important topics like new crop insurance programs and the value of estate planning.

The event is open to everyone who registers. One-day registration for NYFB members is $15 and Non-Farm Bureau members pay $30. The two-day registration is $20 for NYFB members and $40 for Non-NYFB members. Check the website for information, meal choices and costs or call 1-800-342-4143

Hotel registration must be completed by March 5 and meal registration is due by March 10.