Leadership program applications due May 15

Published 5:10 pm Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The North Carolina Tobacco Trust Fund Commission Agricultural Leadership Development Program is accepting applications for its 2017-2019 class.

Applications may be submitted online at https://calsleadership.ces.ncsu.edu. The deadline for applications is May 15.

This program is a N.C. State University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences leadership program to develop personal and civic leadership skills in North Carolina farmers and agricultural professionals. The two-year program involves in-depth personal leadership assessments with coaching and training in civic leadership, and learning opportunities in North Carolina, the United States and global agriculture. Eligible participants are farmers, part-time or full-time, employees and/or owners of agribusinesses, employees of agricultural organizations and employees of governmental organizations that have agriculture as their primary mission. Government employees must have agriculture as part of their official responsibilities to be eligible.

All applicants are required to get the signature of their county Extension director on their application as acknowledgement of their application.

Learn more about the program at https://calsleadership.ces.ncsu.edu.