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Iowa-Missouri Policy Leaders Fellowship (PLF)

Date & Time: July 28, 2021 - July 15, 2022


What to expect:

The unique program offering will allow participants to explore and better understand challenging U.S. agricultural policy/regulation and how it intersects with production agriculture and the value chain. Designed to empower farmer-to-farmer learning, the offering will equip participants with the necessary knowledge and skillset to effectively advocate on behalf of agriculture and the soybean industry. The following are the core tenets of the experience:

  • Network and socialize with fellow producers, industry professionals and key decision makers;
  • Build a foundational understanding of the legislative and regulatory process;
  • Engage policymakers to advocate on behalf of the agriculture/soybean industry; and
  • Develop and strengthen personal leadership skills.

Program Dates

The PLF will plan to meet on the following dates.

Ankeny, IA Program Kickoff
Sept. 21 & 22, 2021 – Jefferson City, MO IA-MO Joint Kickoff
Jan. 24 & 25, 2022 – Des Moines, IA ISA Winter Soy Summit & Legislative Reception
March 10 – 12, 2022 – New Orleans, LA Commodity Classic
July 11 – 15, 2022 – Washington, D.C. American Soybean Association Board of Directors Meeting & Hill Visits

Interested in participating in the 2021 ISA Policy Leaders Fellowship?

Fill out the application here. Contact our Producer Services Team for more information or assistance. 

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