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California Ag Leadership Foundation to Present Esteemed Honorary Fellow Awards

SALINAS, January 16, 2018 – The California Agricultural Leadership Foundation (CALF) and the Ag Leadership Alumni Council have announced that Bob Gray and Dr. Pat Lattore will be presented with the prestigious Honorary Fellow Award. The awards will be presented on Feb. 9 The Honorary Fellow Award recognizes individuals who have demonstrated consistent commitment and […]

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Ag Leadership Announces Pledge from Zenith Insurance Company and Inclusion in Leadership Round Table

SALINAS, Oct. 17, 2017 – The California Agricultural Leadership Foundation (CALF) today announced a pledge in the amount of $275,000 from the Zenith Insurance Company (Zenith). As a leading insurance company headquartered in California, Zenith specializes in California agricultural insurance coverages, including workers’ compensation and property and casualty insurance. Zenith has committed to becoming a […]

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New Class Selected for California Agricultural Leadership Program

SALINAS, Sept. 6, 2017 – Twenty-four individuals have been selected for Class 48 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. 12 at the Clovis Veterans Memorial District. Through dynamic seminars during an intensive 17-month program, fellows […]

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Ag Leadership Foundation Names Profiles in Leadership Award Recipients

SALINAS, August 29, 2017 – Dennis Albiani and Cannon Michael have been selected to receive the 2017 Profiles in Leadership Award by the California Agricultural Leadership Foundation (CALF) and the Ag Leadership Alumni Council. The award will be presented at the Class 48 Inauguration and Ag Leadership Award Reception and Dinner on Oct. 12, 2017 […]

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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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