A brief sampling of seminar topics includes the following: team building, niche marketing, ag diversification, federal land policy, mediation, understanding farm programs, media message development, interpreting agricultural policy, understanding the legislative process, state water issues, Wyoming fiscal policies, business planning, effective listening, estate and tax planning, emerging energy issues, coordinated resource management, the oil and gas and mineral industries, foreign trade issues, economic development, emerging agricultural issues and new research and technologies in agriculture.
Fundamentals of Communication
November 7-9, 2017
December 14-16, 2017
Ag & Natural Resource Policy
January 17-19, 2018
February 27 - Mar. 2, 2018
April 2018 in Washington, D.C. (6 days)
Cindy Garretson-Weibel, Director
For more information on the Wyoming L.E.A.D. program, contact:
Class 15 began their leadership journey the Fall of 2017. We invite you to be among the next crop of agricultural leaders being cultivated. The next class will begin in 2019. Please fill out the form below if you would like to receive ongoing information about the program, including application information for Class 16.
Rural Economics & Marketing
May 15-17, 2018
Estate Planning & Family Relations
June 21-23, 2018
Energy & Timber Industries
August 1-3, 2018
International Study Tour
September 2018 (7-10 days)
Implementation & Achievement
November 1-3, 2018
CLASS 15 SEMINAR SCHEDULE
To be eligible for the program, participants must be a Wyoming resident for at least one year and be a minimum of 25 years old. Preference is given to applicants who are involved in agricultural production or an ag-related business.
A selection committee interviews eligible applicants and their spouses before the class begins. Up to 18 men and women are selected in each L.E.A.D. class. Individual participants contribute a portion of the program costs through tuition and individual sponsorships.