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March 15, 2022

Former AFA CEO Russ Weathers retires from board chair position as Bayer executive Gwyn Schramm is named board chair

Agriculture Future of America (AFA) former CEO K. Russell “Russ” Weathers recently retired from his position as chair of the AFA Board of Directors.
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February 1, 2022

Cargill Executive to Serve on Agriculture Future of America Board of Directors

Agriculture Future of America (AFA) recently appointed President of Cargill’s Global Edible Oils business, Jennifer Shomenta, to its board of directors
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January 20, 2022

Agriculture Future of America Selects Ten Young Professionals for 2022 Student Advisory Team

Agriculture Future of America (AFA) recently announced the selection of ten college students to serve on the AFA Student Advisory Team — the organization’s national student leader team
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April 20, 2021

Agriculture Future of America and Farm Journal Announce Long-Term Partnership

As Agriculture Future of America (AFA) celebrates its 25th anniversary, Farm Journal elevates its support of the organization to a new level
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March 18, 2021

Agriculture Future of America Adds Esteemed College Dean to Board of Directors

University of Florida dean joins the board and five current members renew their terms
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March 10, 2021

Young leaders in agriculture selected as AFA Ambassadors

In continued commitment to building bridges for young leaders in agriculture, Agriculture Future of America (AFA) recently selected 22 college students to serve as organizational Ambassadors
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March 9, 2021

AFA Selects 2021 Student Advisory Team

Each year, AFA selects a Student Advisory Team that serves as AFA’s student voice and helps bring our programs to life
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June 8, 2020

AFA Announces 2020 Leader and Academic Scholars

Agriculture Future of America and its partners have selected more than 160 students for a unique scholarship program.
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February 10, 2020

AFA Welcomes New Leaders

Agriculture Future of America has elected four new directors to its board.
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February 17, 2020

AFA Selects Student Ambassadors

Agriculture Future of America has selected 25 Ambassadors to serve for the organization’s 2021 fiscal year, from March 1, 2020 to Feb. 28, 2021
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