New Ag Leadership Program is Helping to Shape the Next Generation

If the agriculture industry is going to be more than it has been, its leaders are going to have to be more than those of generations before. This idea is the driving force behind a new program that was offered for the first time during the spring semester at West Hills Community College Lemoore. The Central Valley Ag Leadership Cohort is the first of its kind to be offered at a community college in California. Modeled after programs at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, Fresno State and Cal Poly Pomona, the class introduced students to a dozen of the Valley’s ag industry leaders who shared their knowledge on some of the industry’s most pressing issues. The class culminated with a trip to the state capitol in Sacramento, where students shared their projects and met with state lawmakers. View Article.

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