Speaking & Training

Looking for a speaker with passion,leadership & practical tools?

Michele's enthusiasm,humor and candid style helps attendees share experiences,have a great time learning,and put ideas to work when they leave your conference.She's known for the ability to connect with people's hearts to move their minds.

She's a speaker whoencourages attendees to have fun- while developing skills in translating farm to food,leadership,and resiliency in Betway 体育agriculture.Known as a speaker and trainer who gets people out of their seats,Michele works with you to develop a recipe just for your organization to hit the hot buttons of attendees,motivate them,and give them tools to implement when they leave your meeting.They'll still be thinking about her words weeks later–more on Michele...

Energizing Workshops & Motivational Keynotes

Keynotes for Betway 体育Agriculture

michele-payn-side-profile-square-right Michele's energetic keynotes,filled with candid and humorous stories about the reality of life on a farm,resonate with a variety of groups.She's known for moving hearts of farmers/ranchers,agribusiness professionals,farm bureaus,and leadership groups.

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Workshops for Farm,Ranch & Ag

MPK,Michele Payn,food Betway 体育agriculture science workshop participation Whether she's challenging people to reach across the plate,discussing the strategy of an action plan,or modeling how to translate farm to food,Michele's sass and interaction makes her training memorable while helping thousands engage in conversation.


Dietitian & Nutrition Professional Training

Are you tired of the marketing myths surrounding food,fad diets pushed by celebrities,or client apathy toward nutrition and health?Michele speaks from the intersection of farm and food.She is uniquely equipped to help dietetic and healthcare professionals grow a true food movement based upon sharing firsthand expertise,sound science and good sense.Ready to get the facts about how food is grown?Want to communicate more effectively about the importance of dietitians,food production and science in healthy nutrition?


Not-For-Profit & Association Programs

Ready to elevate your community engagement and sponsorship strategy to a whole new level?Michele has raised more than $1.5 million for local capital campaigns,managed more than $5 million in corporate sponsorships in 15 states and built international communities.She engages every participant at her workshops,challenges them to share ideas and guides them through a variety of innovative exercises designed to make your cause matter.


Science Communication Workshops

Is science losing credibility?Do people trust your work as a scientist?Are you able to effectively convey what you do in a short conversation? Michele will help you with a six-step communication plan to talk about what you do as a scientist or science organization.She'll give you ways to step out of the ivory tower and show you how to have one-on-one academic conversations to build a community of advocates with these interactive trainings.If you're frustrated by science illiteracy or the lack of understanding of scientific progress,these are for you.


What do meeting planners and conference attendees say?

Michele Payn really got in people's faces and pushed them to think about how to have those conversations with others - I really liked her approach."

— Farm & Food Care Member,Saskatoon

Michele offered the Apple Processors Association thought-provoking insight into the food and farm conversation with her presentation at our annual meeting.  Our members engaged in great dialogue long after her presentation concluded - we hope to have her back for another session in the future."

- Andrea Ball,APA President

The exercises that Michele had us do,interviewing strangers and building bridges with food,helped us all get over some of our self-consciousness."

— Minnesota Farmer

Partial Client List

  • AgrIInstitute
  • Betway 体育Agriculture Future of America
  • AgStar Financial Services,ACA
  • Alpha Zeta
  • Ag CIO Roundtable
  • AgChoice Farm Credit
  • American Agri-Women
  • American Dairy Science Association
  • American Farm Bureau Federation
  • American Soybean Association
  • Apple Proccessors Association
  • Bayer CropScience
  • Canadian Farm Business Management Council
  • CHOICES: Food,Health & Collaboration
  • CNFA/USAID Ukraine
  • Commodity Classic
  • Dairy & Nutrition Council of Indiana Dietitians Summit
  • Elanco Animal Health
  • Farm Credit Council of America
  • Fastline Publications
  • Genome Prairie
  • Great Lakes Fruit & Vegetable Expo
  • Idaho Dairymen
  • Independent Seed Professionals Association
  • Indiana Dietetic Association
  • International Food Information Council
  • Kansas Soybean Association
  • Legacy Farm Credit
  • Manitoba Canola Growers
  • Merck
  • MFA
  • Michigan Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics
  • Michigan State University Alumni Association
  • National Council of Farmer Cooperatives
  • National Hog Farmer
  • National Onion Growers
  • Northwest Farm Credit
  • Pioneer Co-op
  • Syngenta
  • Texas Corn Growers
  • Washington State Hay Growers Association
  • Wisconsin Dietetic Association
  • Women in Agribusiness

Connect with Michele today!

Contact Michele to learn more about her speaking,training,consulting,or writing.