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American Farm Bureau President Zippy Duvall (left) and Arizona Farm Bureau President Kevin Rogers recognized
“The PAL program has been an amazing experience and I can't wait to use my new advocacy skills to promote agriculture,” said Driggs McKeighen, an attorney who has also just recently started a farm business with her husband, Brian, in southern Arizona.
“I am proud of the work that PAL graduates put into this program,” AFBF President Zippy Duvall said. “They understand that farmers and ranchers need to keep telling our stories if we want to be at the heart of shaping policies that affect our farms and our nation’s food security.”
Other graduates of PAL Class 8
PAL training involves four learning modules designed to develop specific leadership skills while exploring components of leadership and its theories and philosophies. The modules build on one another over the two years of the program and include intense, in-person, hands-on training.
The PAL program is sponsored by AFBF, Farm
To be eligible for the PAL program, applicants must be between the ages of 30 and 45, with demonstrated leadership skills. Learn more at http://www.fb.org/programs/pal-partners-in-agricultural-leadership.