Mar 16th, 2017

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IALP Class of 2018 Completes National Study Seminar

Illinois Agricultural Leadership Program Meets with Federal Policy Leaders From presentations by high-level legislative liaisons and Members of Congress to exploring leadership lessons on the battlefield at Gettysburg, the Illinois Agricultural Leadership Program (IALP) Class of 2018 participants learned first-hand of the most pressing issues facing agriculture as they traveled to Washington, D.C. and Gettysburg, […]

Mar 7th, 2017

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Class of 2018 National Study Seminar: Day 7

From Gettysburg, PA; Saturday, March 4, 2017 By Tasha Bunting & Katie Mansouri, Presiding Fellows The last day has arrived! We began this morning with a wrap-up tour of the battlefield of Gettysburg. Our tour guide, Terry, has been a fantastic speaker teaching us more about the battle and the leadership styles of officers during […]

Mar 7th, 2017

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Class of 2018 National Study Seminar: Day 6

From Gettysburg, PA; Friday, March 3, 2017 By Katie Mansouri and Tasha Bunting, Presiding Fellows Day six of our Washington D.C. Seminar began at the Gettysburg Visitor’s Center. Upon our arrival, our group watched a short film depicting the events leading up to the battle of Gettysburg, the battle itself and the aftermath. Following the film, […]

Mar 3rd, 2017

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Class of 2018 National Study Seminar: Day 5

From Washington, D.C.; Thursday, March 2, 2017 By Tim Stock, Jennie Bunger, and Jason Kieser Our final day in Washington DC was capped off by a visit to the Capitol Building and a guided tour by staff members from Congressman Darin LaHood’s office.  Our group was split up into 3 separate groups and guided through […]

Mar 3rd, 2017

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Class of 2018 National Study Seminar: Day 4

From Washington, DC; Wednesday, March 1, 2017 By Nicole Hashheider, Berk Boehne, and Matt Murphy Day four of our Washington D.C. Seminar started off as a bright and uncharacteristically warm day for the first of March and it helped set the tone for another great day of learning opportunities. Our day started at the World […]

Mar 2nd, 2017

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Class of 2018 National Study Seminar: Day 3

From Washington, DC; Tuesday, February 28, 2017 Written by Luke Fraley, Tim Wolfe, and Joanna Litchfield   Hello from a beautiful Washington DC with April weather in February.  Our morning started with a 20 minute uber ride to the Farm Credit Administration.  We heard from Barry Mardock who explained FCA and their function.  FCA is the […]

Mar 1st, 2017

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Class of 2018 National Study Seminar: Day 2

From Washington, DC; Monday, February 27 By Randy Barth, Dale Pitstick, & Anna Ziegler Day 2 in DC: Illinois Ag Leadership Class of 2018 covered quite a bit of ground – literally and figuratively – as we navigated the streets of our nation’s capital with visits to the offices of USDA, EPA and RFA plus […]

Mar 1st, 2017

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Class of 2018 National Study Seminar: Day 1

From Washington, DC; Sunday, February 26 By Kristen Ewing & Bob Schroeder On Sunday, February 26, our IALP Class of 2018 took off from O’Hare airport at 11:00 AM. We landed an hour and a half later in 60 degree Washington, D.C.; great weather for D.C. in February. Most of our class has previously been […]

Feb 17th, 2017

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Class of 2018 National Ag Policy Seminar

“Effective Leadership and Advocacy” Highlights National Ag Policy Seminar Understanding key agricultural policy issues was the theme of a three-day seminar attended by the Class of 2018 of the Illinois Agricultural Leadership Program, February 8-10, 2017 at the University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign.  The “Kim Morton Seminar on National Agriculture Policy” featured 14 speakers talking about […]

Feb 17th, 2017

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IALP Alumni Hosted by Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity

Illinois Agricultural Leadership Program (IALP) alumni gathered with the IALP Class of 2018 and members of Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity on the University of Illinois campus for a dinner reception on February 8th. The evening was hosted by the Alpha Chapter of Alpha Gamma Rho, recognized as the flagship chapter for the national agriculture fraternity. […]

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