WUD’s Comprehensive California Dairy Leaders Program Welcomes Applicants
April 4, 2014 is the deadline to apply for Western United
Dairymen's highly successful California
Dairy Leaders Program. Designed to train the next generation of
California's dairy leaders, the leadership program consists of several sessions
to develop a better understanding of the economic, legislative, marketing, and
environmental issues facing the industry.
Eligible participants must be actively involved in milk
production, able to spend the necessary time in class, study resource
materials, and commit to visiting locations such as Sacramento and Washington
The program application process this year is open to individuals
in allied industries. Allied member applications and industry member
applications can be downloaded at www.westernuniteddairymen.com.
The yearlong program kicks off in the spring, covering
such topics as environmental issues, the state and federal legislative process,
dairy pricing and economics, biotechnology developments, marketing and promotion,
and public relations skills. Participants will develop and enhance their
leadership skills through communication, business etiquette, negotiation
skills, time management, and team building workshops. Recognized experts in
their field will provide instruction to the class; enrollment will be limited
to ensure one-on-one instruction.
The program enrollment fee of $750 should be submitted
with letters of recommendation. Further in-formation is available by contacting
WUD at (209) 527-6453.
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