Boot Camp To Highlight Storytelling Strategies

The Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation’s (WFBF) is hosting a Leadership Boot Camp on October 28 at the Radisson Hotel and Conference Center in Fond du Lac.

The Leadership Boot Camp Series was created to provide a fast-paced, one-day leadership development opportunity for individuals who may not have the time to participate in longer programs. 

“This year’s focus is on storytelling strategies. We’re aiming to create better advocates for agriculture by connecting them with consumers and sharing on-farm stories,” explains Mandy Ganser, WFBF Director of Member Relations. 

Preceding the Leadership Boot Camp, Wisconsin Ag in the Classroom will be hosting a Volunteer Rally on October 27. This event will be a fast-paced workshop filled with new resources, hands-on activities and plenty of idea sharing. Additionally, there will be an opportunity to attend a tour and enjoy dinner at LaClare Family Creamery.

The boot camp features speakers such as Darci Daniels, who will lead a session on effective communication strategies. There will also be a panel of last year’s Sustainable Storytelling finalists from Wisconsin Farm Bureau’s 35 under 35 contest.

“Attendees will learn effective consumer outreach tactics and discover new avenues to share the state’s agricultural story with WFBF’s consumer facing website, Gather Wisconsin,” says Ganser.

The Volunteer Rally and Leadership Boot Camp are open to Farm Bureau members, including collegiate members. Registration is $30 for both days and $20 for one day only. Registration includes the training and lunch. There is an additional $15 registration fee for the LaClare Family Creamery tour and dinner. The registration deadline is October 16.

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