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Applications Available for California Ag Leadership Program’s Class 48

SALINAS, January 30, 2017 – Applications are now being accepted for Class 48 of the California Agricultural Leadership Program (CALP). Applicants should be mid-career growers, farmers, ranchers, agricultural professionals or individuals working in allied businesses and organizations who are emerging leaders in agriculture. The Ag Leadership Program, operated by the California Agricultural Leadership Foundation (CALF), […]

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California Agricultural Leadership Program Class 47 Fellows Inaugurated

SALINAS, October 26, 2016 – Twenty-four individuals have been selected for Class 47 of the California Agricultural Leadership Program, an advanced leadership development experience for emerging agricultural leaders. The new fellows were recently inaugurated at the Clovis Veterans Memorial District. Class 47 fellows are Kevin Antongiovanni, Bakersfield; Tom Barrios, Woodland; Jared Britschgi Bakersfield; Casey Creamer, […]

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2016 Profiles in Leadership Award Recipient Honored

SALINAS, October 25, 2016 – Deanna van Klaveren was honored with the 2016 Profiles in Leadership Award by the California Agricultural Leadership Foundation (CALF) and the Ag Leadership Alumni Council. The award was presented at a recent ceremony at the Clovis Veterans Memorial District. The Profiles in Leadership Award recognizes alumni of the California Agricultural […]

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Leaders Selected for California Agricultural Leadership Program

SALINAS, Sept. 6, 2016 – Twenty-four individuals have been selected for Class 47 of the California Agricultural Leadership Program, an advanced leadership development experience for emerging agricultural leaders. The new fellows will be inaugurated into the program on Oct. 6 at the Clovis Veterans Memorial District. Through dynamic seminars during an intensive 17-month program, fellows […]

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California Agricultural Leadership Foundation Names Barry Bedwell as President

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SALINAS, June 27, 2016 – The California Agricultural Leadership Foundation (CALF) announced today the hiring of Barry Bedwell as its new president. Bedwell officially assumes his new role with the nonprofit organization on Aug. 1, 2016. CALF operates the California Agricultural Leadership Program, considered to be one of the premier leadership development […]

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Ag Leadership Class to Present Poverello House with $100,000 Donation

February 2, 2016 – Class 45 of the California Agricultural Leadership Program will present Fresno’s Poverello House with a $100,000 donation. The presentation will be held in conjunction with Class 45’s commencement ceremony at Fresno State on Saturday, Feb. 6 at 10:00 a.m. in North Gym, Room 118. The Poverello House will use the money […]

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Applications Available for California Ag Leadership Program’s Class 47

SALINAS, January 4, 2016 – Applications are now being accepted for Class 47 of the California Agricultural Leadership Program (CALP). Applicants must be growers, farmers, ranchers or individuals working in allied businesses and organizations who are emerging or mid-career leaders in agriculture. The Ag Leadership Program, operated by the California Agricultural Leadership Foundation (CALF), is […]

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Leaders Selected for California Agricultural Leadership Program

SALINAS, November 3, 2015 – Twenty-four individuals have been selected for Class 46 of the California Agricultural Leadership Program, an advanced leadership development experience for emerging agricultural leaders. The new fellows were recently inaugurated at Fresno State. Through dynamic seminars during an intensive 17-month program, fellows will study leadership theory, effective communication, motivation, critical and […]

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2015 Ag Leadership Award Recipients Honored

SALINAS, October 30, 2015 – Four individuals were honored with the 2015 Ag Leadership Awards by the California Agricultural Leadership Foundation (CALF) and the Ag Leadership Alumni Council. The awards were presented on Oct. 15 at Fresno State. Roxanna Smith, Frank Hilliker and Mike Young received the 2015 Profiles in Leadership Award, which recognizes Ag […]

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