Apply for the Farm Foundation Cultivator Program
Posted: October 07, 2016 3:24 PM
Apply for a seat at the round table
We are pleased to announce a wonderful opportunity for current students of agriculture to attend the highly regarded Farm Foundation® Round Table through our Cultivator program.
Up to six upper class or graduate-level students from an accredited North American college or university will be selected from a competitive pool of applicants to participate in the Round Table meeting January 4-6, 2017 in Orange County, CA.
How to Apply
E-mail Dr. Jean Bertrand a copy of your resume and a 300 word essay on why you woule like to participate. Also include a short description of your proposed poster presentation by October 20.
A program of Farm Foundation®, NFP, Round Table is an invitational group of 150 food and agricultural leaders and their guests whom meet semi-annually to discuss issues of importance to agribusiness, the food system and rural communities. The sessions are intended to provide ideas and learning experiences that participants may use in their own activities. The program for the Orange County meeting is entitled: Resilience and Adaptation: Building a Better World through Agriculture.
The Round Table meeting officially begins on Wednesday, January 4, 2017 with a day of tours and an opening reception. Program sessions will be held all day on Thursday the 5th and on the morning of Friday the 6th.
Students selected for the Cultivator program will receive an award that will cover all programs fees, as well as room and board. The nominating university or college will be responsible for the student’s travel expenses. If a winning student from a nominating school is unable to attend the Round Table for any reason, another student will be named in their place.
We look forward to welcoming the best and brightest agriculture students to this important and prestigious gathering in California!