Empowering Future Agricultural Leaders: The 2023 State Officer Summit

A Five-Day Advocacy Training for State Officers in Agriculture and FFA.

Every year, young agricultural leaders from across the United States come together to enhance their advocacy skills and deepen their commitment to agriculture and FFA. In 2023, the stage is set for an extraordinary event: the 2023 State Officer Summit. This five-day summit, in the nation’s capital, Washington, D.C., promised to be an invaluable experience for state officers and students interested in championing agriculture and FFA.
The 2023 State Officer Summit is more than just a conference; it’s a training ground for the agricultural leaders of tomorrow. Open to all state officers, this event is designed to equip attendees with the skills and knowledge needed to serve as effective advocates for agriculture and the FFA. Whether you’re a seasoned state officer or just beginning your leadership journey, this summit offers something for everyone.
One of the primary objectives of the 2023 State Officer Summit is to help participants develop clear and consistent messages related to agriculture and FFA. In an era where effective communication is paramount, this skill is vital for advancing the goals of agriculture and ensuring its future sustainability. The summit’s program will include workshops, seminars, and interactive sessions, all aimed at refining participants’ advocacy and communication skills.

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Supporters donated $1,161,970, and all of that money will go towards helping our nation’s future ag leaders.
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Rural Lifestyle & Entertainment Shows
Dailey & Vincent are BACK ON RFD-TV for another great season, brought to you by Gus Arrendale & Springer Mountain Farms. Join them as they welcome scores of fabulous bluegrass, country, and gospel music acts as special guests!
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