Posted: March 26, 2019

Farm Foundation® is pleased to announce a unique opportunity for current students of agriculture to attend the highly-regarded Farm Foundation® Round Table through the Cultivator program.

Up to six upper class or graduate-level students from an accredited North American college or university will be selected from a competitive pool of applicants to participate in the Round Table meeting June 5-7, 2019 Lincoln, Nebraska.

A program of Farm Foundation®, Round Table is an invitational group of 150 c-suite food and agricultural leaders and their guests whom meet semi-annually to discuss issues of importance to agribusiness, the food system and rural communities. The sessions are intended to provide ideas and learning experiences that participants may use in their own activities. The program for the Lincoln meeting will focus on workforce issues in food and agriculture.

The Round Table meeting officially begins on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 with a day-long tour of agricultural sites around Lincoln and will end with an opening reception at the Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum. Program sessions will be held all day on Thursday the 6th and on the morning of Friday the 7th.

Students selected for the Cultivator Program will receive an award that will cover all program fees and room and board. The nominating university or college will be responsible for the student's travel expenses. If a winning student from a nominating school is unable to attend the Round Table for any reason, another student will be named in their place.

To nominate a student, please read through the FAQ, and apply by April 30, 2019. Winners will be chosen by the Round Table Scholarship Committee. Winners will be notified by May 7, 2019.

We look forward to welcoming the best and brightest agriculture students to this important and prestigious gathering in Lincoln this summer!