The 2013 New Century Farmer Conference will take place July 14th through the 20th in Johnstown, Iowa. The National FFA Organization is now accepting applications for this free event. It is an exclusive, highly competitive conference for college agriculture students who intend to pursue careers in production agriculture. Those students selected to attend the conference will be among the first in the nation to learn about the latest technological developments in the ag industry and will receive business management advice from top industry leaders. The deadline for submitting an application is March 15th at five p.m. Eastern time. The top 50 applicants will be chosen to participate.
To learn more about the program and download an application - visit www.ffa.org. Click on the Programs heading and then follow the Collegiate FFA link. The New Century Farmer Conference is sponsored as a special project of the National FFA Foundation by DuPont Pioneer, Case IH, CSX Transportation and Farm Credit with media partner Successful Farming.