AgriPOWER Class VII concluded with a final session and graduation. Three class members blogged about the final session and their over all experience.
AgriPOWER Institute Class VII participant Mandy Way of Chillicothe shares her experiences in the final session of AgriPOWER Class VII.
AgriPOWER Institute Class VII participant Kayla Jones of Newark shares her experiences in the final session of AgriPOWER Class VII.
AgriPOWER Institute Class VII participant Elaine Beekman of Wellington discusses her experience in the program’s seventh, and final session.
Nineteen select leaders and advocates recently graduated from Ohio Farm Bureau’s AgriPOWER Institute Class VII. The intensive, yearlong leadership training program was launched in 2008 to help farmers and agricultural professionals gain influence over public policy issues that impact their businesses.
AgriPOWER Class VII participants traveled to South Carolina in February to learn about food and farming in a southern state and tour a number of agricultural operations. Three members of the class shared their experiences in blogs. Read excerpts.
AgriPOWER Institute Class VII participant Matt Schlegel of Shreve writes about some of the farm tours he and his classmates experienced in the class’s latest session in South Carolina.
AgriPOWER Class VII participant Steven Ruggles of Findley writes about his experience learning about farming in South Carolina, and the differences and similarities between a grain farmer like him and a vegetable farmer.
Jami Willard of Columbus shares about a few of the farms AgriPOWER Class VII visited during their trip to South Carolina.