2020 NADeFA Conference Heads to French Lick, Indiana has been Cancelled

October 9, 2019

Deer farmers will be living on Indiana time this March. The North American Deer Farmers Association (NADeFA) announces its 2020 NADeFA Conference will be held on March 25, 2020, through March 28, 2020, at the French Lick Resort. The annual event will welcome deer farmers and industry professionals from across North America, and host exciting fund-raising auctions, educational seminars and venison competition.

In addition to showcasing deer farming facilities and North America’s top breeders, products and services, the NADeFA Conference & Fund-Raiser features multiple auctions that offer whitetail, exotic, waterfowl and turkey hunts, breeding stock, latest genetics, firearms, jewelry, handcrafted home furnishings and many other exciting items. The event also offers informative deer farming seminars and round table discussions, venison contest, antler contest, photo contest, youth activities and much more.

For attendance and booth reservations, online registration is coming soon.

“We’re very excited to once again host this year’s NADeFA Conference in French Lick,” says NADeFA Executive Director Shawn Schafer. “Our NADeFA Annual Conference is North America’s premier event for education, products and services, networking and camaraderie among men and women in the cervid industry. We welcome anyone interested in learning more about deer farming to join us.”

Founded in 1983, the North American Deer Farmers Association is dedicated to the promotion of deer farming and ranching as an agricultural pursuit and serves its members through its educational programs and publications and by providing leadership in setting and maintaining quality standards. NADeFA represents the deer farming industry at all levels of government, and works closely with livestock producers and other organizations to promote ethical standards of conduct and husbandry in deer farming and to actively market standards for deer and deer products. NADeFA representatives are also available to media for expert testimony and information about deer farming and animal health issues, such as Chronic Wasting Disease, EHD and other topics.

For more information about NADeFA and membership, call 330.454.3944 or visit