Young Leader Program

The Young Leader Program, sponsored by ASA and Corteva AgriscienceTM, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, is a two-phase educational program for actively farming couples or individuals who are passionate about the possibilities of the future of agriculture.

Spouses, even those not employed full-time on the farm, are encouraged to attend and will be active participants in all elements of the program.

As a Young Leader participant you will:

• Explore opportunities and advancements in agriculture to better enable you to tell your story
• Explore opportunities and advancements in agriculture to better enable you to tell your story
• Take part in training that is leadership focused and will have an impact on not only your farming operation but other organizations in which you serve
• Connect with soybean farmers from other states and Canada

Program dates:

PHASE I
Tuesday, November 27 – Friday, November 30, 2018 in Johnston, Iowa

PHASE II
Tuesday, February 26 – Saturday, March 2, 2019 in Orlando, Florida in conjunction with Commodity Classic

Grower couples and individuals are encouraged to apply for the program which focuses on leadership and communication, agricultural information and the development of a strong peer network. ASA, its 26 state affiliates, including the Grain Farmers of Ontario and Corteva Agriscience, will work together to identify the top producers to represent their state as part of this program.

The deadline to apply is Friday, August 24th, 2018. Click here to apply.

Questions? Contact the South Dakota Soybean office at 605.330.9942.