FAACT Application Deadline Approaching Posted on July 18, 2017 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Reddit Share on Pinterest Share on Linkedin Share on Tumblr Fresno, Calif., (July 18, 2017) – Fresno County Farm Bureau is accepting applications to be part of the 2017-2018 Future Advocates for Agriculture Concerned about Tomorrow (FAACT) Class XV. The deadline to apply is Monday, June 24. The FAACT leadership development program provides community leaders with a comprehensive education highlighting specific issue areas in agriculture. Both agricultural and non-agricultural, community-minded individuals are encouraged to apply. The eight session topics this past year included: Fresno County Agriculture Introduction: Celebrating diversity through the past, present and future Cultivating Minds and Ideas: Agricultural education, research and the consumer Agricultural Regulation: The good, the bad and the putting you out of business Politics and Agriculture: Governments’ roles in the growing of our food Water: CVP and Delta Labor, Food Safety, Trade & Marketing Water: The Kings River System Class wrap-up Beginning on October 2, class participants will meet once-a-month for a day-long seminar to discuss current issues in food and fiber production. Tuition for the program is $550 for Farm Bureau members and $650 for non-members, which will include a FCFB membership for one year. The deadline to apply is July 24. Click here to complete the FAACT application. Questions may be directed to FCFB at 559-237-0263 or email@example.com.