Please contact NMAL if you are interested in participating in the program.
After the eighteen-month program, participants are recognized publicly for their accomplishment. Class 10 graduated in November of 2015 when Class 11 began.
A visit to the NM Attorney General was part of the Seminar on State Political Processes and NM Issues.
One way of gaining political awareness is by speaking with our State Legislators. Members of the program speak to NM Senator Pat Woods.
Water Issues in New Mexico are of great importance. Class 11 visited an acequia in Northern NM to understand the history, structure, agents, and challenges.
On-site tours are part of the learning experience at each seminar. Class 10 and 11 visit a sesame experimental crop at an IR-4 Project field.
Deepening participants understanding about issues relevant to NM is one of the objectives of the program. At this Seminar, NMAL members learn about desalination.
Learning about oneself is key to a leader. In this session we explore our behavioral tendencies as well as strategies for goal setting.
Our alumni say that visiting Washington, D.C. was one of the most impacting experiences they had while in the program.
Small-group setting is the core of the program as participants get one-on-one interactions with influential leaders in a number of environments.
Our international seminar is an opportunity for NMAL members to broaden their horizons and find common ground with people from diverse backgrounds.
For an industry to remain dynamic, well-informed leaders must emerge. The New Mexico Agricultural Leadership program was founded in 2001 with the purpose of identifying and supporting effective leadership within sectors of food, agriculture, and natural resource in New Mexico.
The program aids participants in the development of leadership skills so they can become stronger and more effective leaders in their industries and communities. This is accomplished by exposing them to direct experiences and interactions with a variety of businesses, social settings and political environments, both domestically and internationally.
The eighteen-month program consists of nine seminars with experts in their respective fields, on-site tours, meetings with business and government leaders, issue awareness, and leadership skills improvement.
The program is designed for individuals interested in improving their leadership skills for their future and continuing careers.
Class members come from various areas of expertise and regions of New Mexico so contact us if you would like to explore the possibility of being part of NMAL Class 12: 2017-2018.
New Mexico Agricultural Leadership ProgramNew Mexico Stockman Magazine, May 2016 - Our Program is Portrayed on Page 52 and 65.
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Las Cruces, NM 88003-8003
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