Aug 7th, 2017

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Global Challenges Seminar Addresses World Hunger Issues

As politics, trade, and social issues continue to evolve around the globe; they also continue to affect agricultural production and agribusiness.  The Illinois Agricultural Leadership Program (IALP) Class of 2018 recently investigated major issues of concern around the world – including hunger, food security, and trade.  The GROWMARK Global Challenges Seminar was held in Chicago […]

Jul 14th, 2017

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Class of 2018 Trains with Hall of Fame Broadcaster

The Illinois Agricultural Leadership Program (IALP) Class of 2018 participants received first-hand training from Hall of Fame farm broadcaster Orion Samuelson on how to address important agricultural issues with the media during its recent three-day seminar Business Communication, Outreach and the Media held in Chicago.  The seminar included presentations by 12 speakers, including one-on-one interview […]

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 […]

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