Kentucky Agricultural Leadership Program

Kentucky Agricultural Leadership Program

October 28, 2016

NASHVILLE, Tenn (RFD-TV) The Kentucky Agricultural Leadership Program (KALP) is an intensive two year program designed for young agricultural producers and agribusiness individuals who want to be on the "cutting edge" of decisions that affect agriculture, rural communities and society in the 21st century.

With more than 100 financial supporters, including the Kentucky Agricultural Development Board, Kentucky agribusinesses and farm organizations, and program alumni, the future of KALP is bright. For a listing of current sponsors go to www.uky.edu/Ag/KALP/sponsors/currentdonors.pdf.

The program consists of ten domestic seminars devoted to important and timely issues affecting agriculture and sessions focusing on improving participant's communication, leadership, and management skills. The program also has a series of travel seminars to various Kentucky agribusinesses, Frankfort, Washington DC, and visits to agriculture in other states and nations. The program has graduated 267 participants covering ten different classes, with many of these individuals taking on leadership positions within Kentucky agriculture.

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