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Illinois Pork Looking for Future Leaders
Illinois Ag Connection - 11/07/2019

As the pork industry continues to evolve, the Illinois Pork Producers Association recognizes the need to focus on the future by finding and educating young talent that will take the helm as tomorrow's leaders on committees, boards and other leadership positions.

Keeping our industry relevant and educating our consumers is a top priority. The development of our future leaders is a critical next step to keep the industry moving forward while providing the next generation of pig farmers with the skills and expertise needed to advocate for our ever-changing industry.

The Illinois Pork Producers Association is now recruiting for the second class of "Future Leaders." Candidates must be between the ages of 25-40 and have an interest in the pork industry.

The program includes 4 meetings spanning from May 2020 to spring/fall 2021. A wide range of topics will be covered, including: production, regulations, processing, retail marketing and farmer interaction. The program will offer well-rounded knowledge of pork production.

If you know any individuals who would be a perfect fit for this program, please encourage them to complete the application. Questions? Contact

Applications are due Nov. 15 and selected applicants will be announced in January.

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