- November 5, 2021 – Applications due
- November 15, 2021 – Notify selected candidates
- November 19, 2021 – Inaugural cohort announced
Leaders selected for the program will grow and develop through experiential learning and participating in an engaging, dynamic curriculum. The program provides participants – leaders from the entire value chain – the advanced skills necessary to lead animal agriculture into the future.
In addition to the curriculum components above, cohort members will be assigned a group capstone project(s) to work on throughout the 16-month Advanced Training for Animal Agriculture Leaders program, utilizing the expertise and areas of interest of sponsors and funders as the foundation for the project(s). The project(s) will serve as an applied learning experience for participants to put their learned skills into action, ending the program with sharing project outcomes in a final presentation at NIAA Annual Conference.