Friday, March 2, 2012

Robert Blair did it!

Applications Sought for 2013 USA Eisenhower Fellowship

Philadelphia--Applications are now being accepted for the 2013 USA Eisenhower Fellowship. The Eisenhower Fellowship select at least one farmer or rancher each year to travel abroad to meet with small and commercial farmers, farm organizations, businesses in the agriculture industry, government representatives and university researchers as a USA Agriculture Fellow.

Our own Robert Blair was selected for a fellowship last year and spent the fall touring South America, currently he's in Europe.

The successful agriculture candidate will be a farmer or rancher, U.S. citizen or permanent resident, aged 32-45, with excellent professional credentials, demonstrated leadership experience and a commitment to at least 15-20 years of further active leadership in the field of agriculture. The fellowship covers all international and domestic travel, hotel accommodations and meals.

Additional information may be found online. Applications are due June 15.

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