Shelbi McCall is one of 33 outstanding young people representing 22 states who will participate in the 2016 New Century Farmer Program. This exclusive, highly competitive program develops young men and women committed to pursuing a career in production agriculture.
McCall, who recently completed her Bachelor’s degree at Santa Fe College will take part in a series of workshops and sessions during the conference. 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 risk and rewards involved with production agriculture. In addition to classroom learning, students will experience the latest developments in agriculture technology.
The New Century Farmer program is sponsored by DuPont Pioneer, Case IH, CSX Corporation and Farm Credit with media partner Successful Farming as a special project of the National FFA Foundation.
Story derived from SuwanneeDemocrat.com, Live Oak, FL