Borth to Participate in FFA's New Century Farmer Program
Wisconsin Ag Connection - 06/19/2017
A Wisconsin student attending Iowa State University is among 50 individuals from across the nation selected to participate in the 2017 New Century Farmer conference. Rhett Borth of Ellsworth will take part in the highly competitive program, which develops young men and women committed to pursuing a career in production agriculture.
As a participant of the New Century Farmer program, Rhett will be part of an intensive seminar July 16-22 in Johnstown, Iowa. Coordinators say the group will learn from each other and industry experts during a series of workshops and sessions. In addition to
classroom learning, students will also experience the latest developments in agricultural technology.
Topics will include the global marketplace, farm financing, demographic trends and risk management. New Century Farmers will hear from motivating and informative keynote speakers who will educate them on the risks and rewards involved with production
agriculture. In addition to classroom learning, students will experience the latest developments in agricultural technology.
The program is designed to provide participants with valuable skills and knowledge applicable to their own farm operations.