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Weld County Agricultural Leadership Ambassadors (WALA)

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Purpose:

The Weld County 4-H Agriculture Ambassadors Program has three purposes:

Education

The ambassadors will educate groups on agriculture, including 4-H youth, schools, and other groups seeking education in agriculture.

Collaboration

The ambassadors will collaborate with agricultural organizations and businesses by touring facilities and creating dialogue with industry and community leaders.

Leadership

The ambassadors will serve as leaders and role models for 4-H youth through involvement in 4-H activities, as well as serving as a source of knowledge for 4-H youth. They will participate in leadership activities that will help them develop their leadership style.

How to Apply:

Requirements

  1. Must be at least 16 years old as of October 1, 2018, but not turn 19 before December 31, 2018.
  2. Must be enrolled and a member in good standing with a Weld County 4-H Club.
  3. Must be enrolled (at the time of application and during the year of the project) in at least one agriculture related project:  Beef, Goat, Sheep, Swine, Poultry, Rabbit, Dairy Cattle, Horse, Crops, Entomology, Horseless Horse, Veterinary Science, Gardening, Wildlife or a Self-Determined project with an agriculture focus.

Application

Are you going to be 16-18 years old as of October 1, 2018, but not have reached your 19th birthday as of December 31, 2018, and enrolled in a 4-H agriculture project? If so, we have an opportunity for you! The Weld Agriculture Leadership Ambassador (WALA) program is designed to educate members about the different facets of agriculture. This program offers the chance for members to gain a deeper understanding of the agriculture industry and understand how different aspects work together. Members will be required to attend monthly meetings and complete a portfolio of the events. At the end of the program, members will have the opportunity to receive scholarship funds.  Applications need to be returned to the Extension Office by July 16, 2018. If you have any additional questions, please contact Elisabeth Krueger at 970-400-2086 or ekrueger@co.weld.co.us.


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Project Description

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WALA Application

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Mandatory Dates

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