AFA creates partnerships that identify, encourage and support outstanding young men and women pursuing careers in agriculture and food.
On Nov. 4, Agriculture Future of America will celebrate its 20th anniversary and honor the man who has provided legs to the founding vision – Russ Weathers.
“On behalf of the AFA board of directors, we are pleased to announce that Russ Weathers is the 2016 AFA Leader in Agriculture Award recipient,” said Mark Stewart, president of AFA. “I cannot think of another individual who has had a greater impact on more young people in agriculture. When we travel across the country with AFA’s student leaders, we constantly meet individuals who have worked with or for Russ and have been inspired by him.” Read more.