Dec 4th, 2017

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IALP Business Decision Making Seminar Held

Illinois Agricultural Leadership Program Researches Business Decision Making at Deere-Northwestern Seminar The Illinois Agricultural Leadership Program (IALP) Class of 2018 participants recently learned factors critical to sound business decision making.  The “Business Decision Making” seminar, sponsored by John Deere and held at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, included presentations by seven of the […]

Oct 13th, 2017

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IALF Announces New CEO and President

Leland Strom selected as CEO and President of Illinois Agricultural Leadership Foundation  The board of directors of the Illinois Agricultural Leadership Foundation (IALF) is pleased to announce that Leland Strom of Elgin, Illinois has been selected to lead the organization as its Chief Executive Officer and President, effective November 1, 2017.  In this capacity, Lee will […]

Sep 5th, 2017

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World Hunger Issues Addressed During Global Challenges Seminar

Energy is used every day around the world, in industries of every nature.  How is energy generated, stored, and used?  How does federal policy drive our national and state energy resources?  What is the environmental impact on the relationship between agriculture and energy?  How are companies leading innovation in energy generation and usage?  The Illinois […]

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 […]

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