California Dairy Leaders Program Broadens Applicant Eligibility
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
devoted to developing a better understanding of the economic, legislative,
marketing, and environmental issues facing the industry.
Eligible participants must be actively
involved in milk production, be able to spend the necessary time in class, as
well as studying resource materials, and be able to commit to visits to
locations such as Sacramento and Washington DC. The program application process
this year is being opened up to individuals in allied industries. Application
forms can be downloaded from the WUD
The year-long program kicks off in the spring.
Topics include environmental issues, the state and federal legislative process,
dairy pricing and economics, biotechnological 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. Instruction will be
provided by recognized experts in their field.
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 information is available by contacting
Western United Dairymen at (209) 527-6453.
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