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Class X Seminar VII Newsletter

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! Read more

RFD-TV interview with Melissa Syfrett, Class X

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. Read more

RFD-TV interview with Brad Lundy, Class X

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.   Read more

RFD-TV interview with Tom Mitchell, Class X

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. Read more

Good afternoon, D.C.!

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 Read more

Class X National Trip Agenda

"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 Read more

Class X Seminar VI Newsletter

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. Read more

Dr. Eugene Trotter from Florida Ag Hall of Fame on Vimeo.

Dr. Eugene Trotter – Florida Agricultural Hall of Fame

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. Read more

Wedgworth Leadership Institute History from UF/IFAS Center for Leadership on Vimeo.

Wedgworth Leadership Institute History

The Wedgworth Leadership Institute for Agriculture and Natural Resources is a leadership building program for industry professionals within agriculture and natural resources. This video details some of the history about how Wedgworth started and how much it has evolved. Read more

Class X Seminar V Newsletter

Class X met for their fifth seminar on May 23rd-25th, 2017. Our featured Class X authors for this newsletter are Tim Brock and Michael Basore. Check out the newsletter to learn more about this seminar.             Read more
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