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2013 USDA Agricultural Outlook Forum Student Diversity Program

Posted: September 14, 2012

2013 USDA Agricultural Outlook Forum Student Diversity Program - Open to college juniors and seniors, and graduate students. USDA’s Agricultural Outlook Forum provides producers, policymakers, business, government, and industry leaders with a unique opportunity to meet, exchange ideas, and discuss timely issues at the forefront of America’s agriculture.

In an effort to increase the present and future diversity of participation in the Forum, USDA created this program that provides sponsorship opportunities for students to attend this annual event.

The deadline for submissions is November 9th.

All students are required to submit the attached “2013 Diversity Program Application”, which can be completed on the computer and saved prior to electronic submission.  The application will serve as a cover page for students’ essay submissions.  It is also available on the Agricultural Outlook Forum Student Diversity Program website<http://www.usda.gov/oce/forum/diversity/diversity_program.htm>.  Furthermore, the website features additional information (including examples of winning essays).