The ALP Impact

Developing Leadership and Communites.

ALP graduates are active in many ways throughout Indiana and beyond, serving the various interests related to agriculture and the communities where they live. Check back often for updates on ALP Network.  Graduates of ALP and current ALP  class members may request to be a member of the  LinkedIn  AgrIInstitute/Indiana Agricultural Leadership Program group. Updates and timely announcements are posted on this page as well as the  AgrIInstitute page on Facebook.  Keep informed of events and ALP Network announcements.

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ALP Class 18 Member — Rebecca Joniskan — to lead ISPA

Congratulations to Becky Joniskan, ALP Class 18, recently named to be the next president Indiana State Poultry Association.   Current president, Paul Brennan, ALP Class 7, has been in this role for 28 years and will be retiring at the end of October. It is exciting to...

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Bymaster and Kirkpatrick re-appointed to NAADA board

Congratulations to two of our great ALP members for their appointment to continue serving NAADA (National Agricultural Alumni Development Association) as members of the  board of directors.  Danica Kirkpatrick, ALP Class 15, will serve as the Education Committee...

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ALP Benefit March 28, 2020

Contribute to the advancement of Indiana Agriculture, by supporting the ALP Benefit on March 28. Enjoy great food, fun, games, live entertainment and bid on great live and silent auction items.Register to attend  

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Bret Marsh, Distinguished Service Award

Dr. Bret Marsh, State Veterinarian at the Indiana Board of Animal Health recognized by the National Pork Board with the Distinguished Service Award. The Distinguished Service Award is presented at the U.S. pork industry’s annual business meeting to recognize an...

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Golden Egg Awardee, Tom Schaffer, ALP Class 9

Indiana State Poultry Association, Inc. (ISPA) Chairman, Dan Krouse presented the institution’s Golden Egg Award to TOM SCHAFFER, Vice President of Perdue Turkey Operations.  The award recognized Tom for his leadership and impact on the industry through his work with...

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ALP Grads Elected to ICMC Leadership

Congratulations to ALP Class 16 member, Josh Miller and Paul Hodgen, and to ALP Class 17 Member, Sarah Delbecq, all elected to serve the Indiana Corn Marketing Council.  Josh will serve as President and Sarah as Treasurer.

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ALP members recognized

Among the many recognized by Purdue Extension for Outstanding Service are graduates of the Indiana Agricultural Leadership Program.   Congratulations to these great individuals on their service and great work. Scott Gabbard, Shelby County Extension  Director and ALP...

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Upcoming Events

Dec 03

Seminar 3

December 3 - December 5
Jan 14

Seminar 4

January 14, 2021 - January 16, 2021
Feb 21

Seminar 5

February 21, 2021 - February 27, 2021
Apr 08

Seminar 6

April 8, 2021 - April 10, 2021
Jul 08

Seminar 7

July 8, 2021 - July 10, 2021
Sep 09

Seminar 8

September 9, 2021 - September 11, 2021
Dec 02

Seminar 9

December 2, 2021 - December 4, 2021
Jan 06

Seminar 10

January 6, 2022 - January 8, 2022
Feb 20

Seminar 11

February 20, 2022 - March 6, 2022
Apr 21

Seminar 12

April 21, 2022 - April 23, 2022

"The AG Leadership Program is all about people. The most valuable piece of the program is the connections you make with your classmates. The people that I learned from locally, nationally and internationally were incredible."

Don Lamb
Vice President, Lamb Farms

"We firmly believe that the Indiana Agricultural Leadership Program is a valuable, life-changing experience for participants and a sound investment for those interested in promoting ag and rural leadership in the Hoosier state and beyond, but don’t take our word for it. Please read what our ALP class graduates and supporters say about the program."

Tom Daughterty
ALP Class 4 Agriculture Educator

Amboy, Indiana

"As I reflect on the effect ALP had on my career and life, the list is enormous. The network, the contacts, and the leadership skills you receive are only the short list of what one receives. I became more proactive in looking at programs. I was one of two selected from Indiana to be a part of the Toyota Teacher Exchange program to Japan. Having a toolbox filled with leadership skills helps in problem solving, community involvement and servant – learning."

Kenda Resler Friend ALP Class 11 Corteva Agriscience, Indianapolis, IN

"Three words come to mind when I think of the Indiana Agricultural Leadership Program and those are network, awareness and empowerment. The people that I have been able to meet have really made an impression on me andI’m proud to work in an industry where there are so many bright and talented individuals. I have learned a lot about agriculture in Indiana, but also how it relates to a national and global level. Most of all, I have seen that being involved and active as a representative of this industry does make a difference."

Courtney Knupp, ALP Class 15