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Class 46 Fellows Selected for California Agricultural Leadership Program

SALINAS, September 8, 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 will be inaugurated on Oct. 15 at Fresno State. Through dynamic seminars during an intensive 17-month program, fellows will study leadership theory, effective communication, […]

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Ag Leadership Opens Applications for Class 46

SALINAS, January 12, 2015 – Applications are now being accepted for Class 46 of the California Agricultural Leadership Program. 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 considered […]

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2014 Ag Leadership Award Recipients Honored

SALINAS, October 20, 2014 – Three individuals were honored with the 2014 Ag Leadership Awards by the California Agricultural Leadership Foundation (CALF) and the Ag Leadership Alumni Council. The awards were presented on Oct. 16 at Fresno State. Nat DiBuduo and Mary Kimball received the 2014 Profiles in Leadership Award, which recognizes Ag Leadership Program […]

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Ag Leadership Alumni Host SoCal Ag Tour for Federal Officials

SALINAS, Sept. 10, 2014 – A group of 20 federal agency representatives will get a comprehensive look at Southern California agriculture when they participate in the Washington, D.C. Educational Fellowship Program (D.C. Exchange), Sept. 14-21. The goal of the annual program, organized and hosted by California Agricultural Leadership Program alumni, is to educate regulatory and […]

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Class 45 Fellows Selected for California Agricultural Leadership Program

SALINAS, September 10, 2014 – Twenty-four individuals have been selected for Class 45 of the California Agricultural Leadership Program, an advanced leadership development experience for emerging agricultural leaders. The new fellows will be inaugurated on Oct. 16 at Fresno State. Through dynamic seminars during an intensive 17-month program, fellows will study leadership theory, effective communication, […]

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Leadership and Management Expert Daniel Goleman to Speak at L4 Seminar

SALINAS, August 25, 2014 – Dr. Daniel Goleman, one of the nation’s foremost leadership and management experts, is the featured speaker at a Life-Long Leadership Learning (L4) Seminar co-hosted by the California Agricultural Leadership Foundation (CALF) and California State University, Fresno. The seminar is sponsored by Driscoll’s.  Goleman is a psychologist and author of 13 […]

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Ag Leadership Names Bains, Boswell, Cherenson and Maxwell to Board

Karm Bains, Barbara Boswell, Bob Cherenson and Jim Maxwell have joined the board of directors of the California Agricultural Leadership Foundation (CALF). “We are pleased to welcome four exceptional and accomplished leaders to the board of directors,” said CALF board chair Loren Booth. “These new board members have a tremendous amount of experience in business, […]

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Four Northern California Ag Women to Receive Common Threads North Award

Four northern California women who have made extraordinary contributions to agriculture and their communities have been selected as recipients of the 2014 Common Threads North Award. They will be honored during a special luncheon and award ceremony at UC Davis on April 24. The award recipients include Jennifer Ryder Fox, Butte County; Shelley Macdonald, Tehama […]

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Five Valley Ag Women to Receive Common Threads Award

Five San Joaquin Valley women will be honored with the Common Threads Award at the 18th annual Common Threads Luncheon at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 27, at the University Courtyard Dining Hall at Fresno State. The 2014 Common Threads Award recipients are Juliet Campos of Caruthers, Lorraine Machado of Merced, Alice Saviez of Fresno, […]

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Ag Leadership Chair Issues $1 Million Challenge Grant

SALINAS, January 20, 2014 – The California Agricultural Leadership Foundation (CALF) has received a $1 million challenge grant from Loren Booth to help grow the foundation’s endowment and to support operations. The grant will provide a dollar-for-dollar match up to $1 million for all new gifts donated. The foundation is currently in the middle of […]

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