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Network with fellow Young Agricultural Professionals

Published May. 9, 2013 | Discuss this article on Facebook
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Networking and staying involved in the farming community are key for young people in the agriculture industry. Ohio Farm Bureauís Young Agricultural Professionals (YAP) program for 18 to 35-year-olds, provides many opportunities for young people in agriculture to further develop themselves.

Here are opportunities, with upcoming deadlines for registration and applications.

Watch these videos featuring the 2012 Excellence in Ag Winner Greg McGlinch and Outstanding Young Farmer Erik Scott. Apply for the 2013 Awards by July 26.

In the first audio clip below, YAP Advisory Team member Latham Farley discusses why he and his wife Katie decided to be a part of the YAP Advisory Team. In the second clip, Katie explains how YAP has helped her and Latham stay involved in the farming community while they were not on the farm. 2014 Advisory Team applications are due June 1.

Each year a group of Young Agricultural Professionals goes on the Washington, D.C. Leadership Experience, taking place Sept. 11-13. Applications are due July 5. Contact your†county Farm Bureau to apply for this experience.

ONLINE EXTRAS

LIKE Ohio Farm Bureau's Young Agricultural Professionals on Facebook.

Watch this video highlighting the leadership conference held for YAP this past winter.



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