Growers, farmers, ranchers and individuals in related organizations can apply for Class 42 of the California Agricultural Leadership Program. Selected fellows will attend a 20-month program led by partner universities Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, Cal Poly Pomona, Fresno State and UC Davis.
Among other things, participants will study team building, principles of strategy, communication skills, economics, criminology, national politics and state government. The approximately $45,000 cost to participate in the program, which includesa 10-day national travel/learning seminar and a 15-day international travel/learning seminar, is underwritten by individual and industry donations.
The deadline to apply is May 16, with applications available at www.agleaders.org.