Coming “Trade Schools” Planned To Encourage Farmers, Others To Become Trade Champions
The trade school will feature the importance of trade to farmers and agriculture. The school will cover current issues on the trade agenda, and how to talk about trade to neighbors and organizations. The trade school is part of a series produced by the USGC and NCGA. Other schools are scheduled for Olathe, Kan., Feb. 17; Moline, Ill., Feb. 19; and Burlington, Colo., March 11-23.
At the Indianapolis school, the speakers will include: Andrea Durkin, CEO of Sparkplug Consulting and founder of TradeVistas.org; Dr. James Mintert, director of the Center for Commercial Agriculture; Lesly McNitt, NCGA director of public policy; and ICMC President Josh Miller, an Anderson, Ind. farmer and member of the USGC Board of Directors.
The office is located at 8425 Keystone Crossing in Indianapolis, Ind. The school will last from noon until 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 21, and from 8 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, Jan. 22. Lunch will be provided on Jan. 21.
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