NJALDP is a two-year program, designed and hosted in collaboration with Rutgers University. During this period, participants meet for various seminars, meetings, discussions, and trips, studying key topics related to agriculture and leadership. Students also participate in community service projects, team fundraisers, and public speaking events, which provide hands-on opportunities to practice their leadership skills.
This professional development opportunity is designed specifically for individuals in farming and agribusiness, who are interested in enhancing their skills in business and leadership. The program's curriculum and experiences provide participants with the tools they need to become informed, articulate leaders, who can help advance New Jersey's agricultural industry.
The cost per participant is $4,500, to be paid by the participant and/or a sponsor(s). Cost includes a two-year membership in the New Jersey Farm Bureau and New Jersey Agricultural Society.
Program schedule includes: