IAFE - Committee Details


Committee Description
  • Advance ideas for members to increase awareness, understanding and best practices in programming of agriculture at scheduled events. The events include the annual convention, CyberSeminars etc.
  • Agricultural Awards Contest -- Recommend to staff the rules, categories, and procedures for contest; encourage participation and mentor members in submission procedures, and serves as judges for the agriculture contest entries
  • Responsible, in conjunction with the IAFE Education Foundation, for the Raisin' For A Reason benefit auction traditionally held at the Convention. 
  • Participate in the "Agriculture on a Grand Scale" discussion.
  • Committee meets monthly, on the second Tuesday, at 2:00pm CST. In addition, the committee meets at the IAFE Annual Convention. Visit www.iafeconvention.com for scheduled meeting time.


Committee Leadership
Aaron Owen, CFE
(BOD Liaison)
General Manager
Ozark Empire Fair
Springfield, MO
United States

Kirby Palmer, CFE
Agriculture & Competitive Exhibits
Erie County Fair
Hamburg, NY
United States

Ms Kady Porterfield, CFE
(Vice Chairperson)
Kittitas County Fair
Ellensburg, WA
United States