Class X met for their eighth seminar
on December 8th-9th, 2017.
Our featured Class X authors for this newsletter are Tom Mitchell and his lovely wife Cheryl Mitchell. Click on the image of the newsletter to read about this fun seminar!
Class X Seminar VIII Newsletter
The UF/IFAS Center for Public Issues Education
has recently released a study comparing the attitudes, perceptions, and opinions of Florida consumers around genetically modified food issues with those of current and past participants of the
Wedgworth Leadership Institute for Agriculture and Natural Resources.
In Florida and throughout the United States, food-related issues such as the use of new food technologies continue to be a top concern among consumers. Since consumers’ opinions regarding genetically modified food issues is important to both the sustainability ...
Class X met for their seventh seminar
on October 2nd-11th, 2017.
Our featured Class X authors for this newsletter are Cathy Atchley, Austin Spivey, and JC Deriso.
Check out the newsletter to learn more about this seminar!
During Seminar VII in Washington, D.C., Class X member Melissa Syfrett, Syfrett Feed Co., was interviewed by RFD-TV about the impacts of Hurricane Irma on beef and dairy production in Florida.
During Seminar VII in Washington, D.C., Class X member Brad Lundy, Sugar Farmer & Everglades Equipment Site Manager, was interviewed by RFD-TV about Hurricane Irma's impact on sugar cane production in Florida.
During Seminar VII in Washington, D.C., Class X member Tom Mitchell, Riverfront Packing Co. Vice President, was interviewed by RFD-TV about the impact of Hurricane Irma on citrus production in Florida.
Class X of the Wedgworth Leadership Institute has officially made it to D.C.!
We are currently going through security to tour the Capitol building with Congressman Tom Rooney.
Stay tuned as Class X updates about our experiences during Seminar VII!
-Val McKee, WLIANR Program Coordinator
"Expect Nothing, Appreciate Everything!"
We are so excited for the Class X, Seminar VII departure to DC, Colorado, and Wyoming!
Readers, follow along with Class X as we post to this page about our travels and experiences.
Click on the link below to see our full agenda for the next two weeks!
Class X National Trip Agenda
Class X met for their sixth seminar
on July 25th-27th, 2017.
Our featured Class X authors for this newsletter are Brad Lundy and Andrea Johnson.
Check out the newsletter to learn more about this seminar.
Dr. Eugene Trotter, founder of Wedgworth Leadership Institute, was inducted into the Florida Agricultural Hall of Fame in 2013. This video, from the Florida Ag Hall of Fame website, features an introduction from Commissioner Adam Putnam, an introductory video of Dr. Trotter and an acceptance speech from his daughter, Dottie.
This video and more information can be found here.