Applications Open for the Voices of the Future Program

The American Soybean Association is accepting applications for the Valent Ag Voices of the Future Program. The program is July 11-14 and runs in conjunction with the summer ASA Board Meeting and Soy Issues Forum in Washington, D.C. The Ag Voices of the Future Program is for students interested in improving their understanding of major agricultural policy issues, the importance of advocacy, and careers that can impact agricultural policy. The class size is limited, and students must be at least 18 years old by July 11 to apply. Two students from this year’s program will also have an opportunity for a $1,600 academic scholarship, complimentary registration, including the hotel stay, to the Agriculture Future of America Leadership Conference, and up to $500 reimbursement for travel expenses to the AFA. To apply for the program and be considered for a scholarship to the AFA Leaders Conference, visit the ASA website for information.

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