Field trips are an important activity for Almond Leadership
Program participants. In this photo, the class of 2013 tours
an orchard in Merced to learn about research projects funded
by the Almond Board of California. Farm advisor David Doll
describes a fumigation research trial taking place in the
The Almond Board of California is looking for individuals with a vested interest in the future of the almond business to participate in the Almond Industry Leadership Program. This is a one-year program for individuals within the almond industry in which they participate in leadership training and are encouraged to take a leadership role for the betterment of the California Almond industry in the future.
The comprehensive program offers young individuals within the almond industry an opportunity to develop communication and leadership skills for future management in the industry. Through the program, participants will learn about research relevant to the almond industry, network with industry insiders and professionals, gain up-to-date information about regulations impacting the industry, review current marketing and trade programs within the industry, and acquire knowledge by job-shadowing industry members involved in an aspect of the industry in which the participant is interested.
If you or someone you know would like to participate in the Almond Leadership Program, applications and additional information are available online at AlmondBoard.com/Leadership. The 2013 participants will also be available to answer questions Thursday, Dec. 5, at The Almond Conference’s Poster Session from 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Applications are being accepted through Dec. 12.
To learn more about the Almond Industry Leadership program, contact Kendall Barton by email or by phone at (209) 343-3245.