KEARNEY — Eleven farmers, ranchers and agribusiness professionals from throughout Nebraska have been chosen for Nebraska Farm Bureau’s 2022 Leadership Academy.
They will start a yearlong program beginning Thursday and Friday, Jan. 20-21, in Kearney.
“The goal of the Nebraska Farm Bureau Leadership Academy is to cultivate the talents and strengths of our members and connect their passion for agriculture to opportunities of service within the Farm Bureau organization. Great leaders have a clearly defined purpose, purpose fuels passion and work ethic. By developing leadership skills, academy members can develop their passions and positively impact their local communities and the state of Nebraska.” mentioned Phil Erdman, facilitator of the 2022 Leadership Academy.
Erdman works with Audrey Schipporeit, Nebraska Farm Bureau’s director of generational engagement, to assist facilitate this system. Erdman additionally serves because the vp of membership for Nebraska Farm Bureau.
Robert Miller, a member of Boone County Farm Bureau, who lives in Petersburg, was among the many 11 chosen. Miller and his spouse, Donna, alongside their youngsters Robbie and Lacie, stay on a ranch west of Petersburg the place they elevate a present herd of Nigerian dwarf dairy goats.