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The food, agriculture and natural resource sectors in New York State and the Northeast demand strong leadership on every level. Many of the industry's most influential leaders have successfully completed the LEAD New York program, which helps participants improve their leadership skills, level of self-awareness, issues analysis, critical thinking and civic engagement.

LEAD New York, a program of seminars, workshops and field travel, is for committed individuals who wish to step up and make a difference in our food, agriculture, and natural resource industries, and the communities in which we live and work. Our alumni include growers, lenders, shippers, retailers, educators, marketers, consultants, service providers and others just like you.

Are you the next LEADer for New York's food,
agriculture, and natural resource industries?

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