Whether you’re a college student or recent graduate or know an aspiring farmer who would make a great candidate, make sure to apply for the National FFA Organization New Century Farmer conference. Applications are being accepted now for the five-day all-expenses paid conference, held July 16 to 22, 2017, in Des Moines, Iowa.
In today’s global economy, farming and ranching is an exciting, fast-paced and high-tech career. The New Century Farmer conference helps college-aged students develop their careers in production agriculture by providing them with an opportunity to advance their:
- Entrepreneurial leadership
- Practical knowledge
- Global perspective
- Continuous personal growth
At the conference, 50 participants will have the opportunity to meet people and learn lessons that will shape their careers for years to come. This includes networking with industry experts — counting specialists from Case IH — studying the global marketplace, exploring new business opportunities and discovering the latest technology.[Tweet “Future ag leaders: Apply today for the @NationalFFA New Century Farmer conference. Via @Case_IH”]
Online applications are being accepted now through Feb. 15, 2017. Candidates must demonstrate plans to return to a career in production agriculture and currently be attending or a recent graduate (within six months) of a two- or four-year college or university (ages 18 to 24).
Case IH believes in the future of agriculture and is a proud sponsor of this industry-leading event. Visit the New Century Farmer conference website for more information and to apply.
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