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2018 Future Leaders Forum
February 24, 2018
AIARD is pleased to announce that the application for the 2018 Future Leaders Forum is now available! As part of the annual Future Leaders Forum in Washington, DC, fellows attend the annual Association for International Agriculture and Rural Development conference and additional programming just for Future Leaders. Fellowships are awarded on a competitive basis to students who have a sincere interest in international agriculture and rural development issues and their solutions.
Lyn Garling with Congressman Glenn Thompson
Pennsylvania Women's Agriculture Network farmer "flies in" to D.C. and advocates for local food
February 21, 2018
Advocating for policies and programs that support local agriculture, Lyn Garling, co-owner of Over the Moon Farm and member of the Pennsylvania Women's Agriculture Network, participates in the Farmer Fly-In program, meeting with legislators in Washington D.C. to advocate for programs including farmers markets and policies that support local food security.
Marilyn McPheron traveled to Paris with a group of students as part of the “Comparing French and U.S. Agriculture and Food Systems” course in 2009
Former ag international programs coordinator creates study abroad scholarship
February 20, 2018
Marilyn McPheron still wells up when she talks about her students. "They would come into my office and say 'you changed my life,'" McPheron, former study abroad coordinator in the Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences Office of International Programs, said. "It still overwhelms me to think something I did had that kind of impact."