Posted: October 19, 2021

Don’t miss these professional development opportunities focused on Food, Sustainability, Technology and Animals

Applications for four upcoming Ag Future of America Leader Institutes are due December 1st:

  • Food Institute (Chicago, IL)
  • AFA & NACD Sustainability Institute (Lake Buena Vista, FL)
  • Technology Institute (New Orleans, LA – In conjunction with the Commodity Classic)
  • Animal Institute (Kansas City, MO)

Student testimonials, agendas and conference details can be found in the link above.

Students do not have to attend AFA Leaders Conference in order to apply for a Leader Institute. Accepted students will need to obtain approval to attend as outlined in the Student Domestic Travel – Travel to a Conference guidelines. Partial travel reimbursement may be available from the Office for Undergraduate Education.

Interested students may contact Director of Experiential Learning and Career Services, Lori Connelly ( or PSU Student Ambassador, Amy Wampler ( for details.