Agricultural Leaders of Tomorrow

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Class details

Applications for 2025 will open in the fall.

About ALOT

If you want to improve yourself and your role in agriculture, ALOT is for you. Established in 1979, more than 1,200 participants have graduated from the program. The five main areas of study include:

  • Communication & engagement
  • Political involvement
  • Agriculture economics
  • Current global issues
  • Professional leadership development

Help your employees grow with our Agricultural Leaders of Tomorrow program.  Read this flyer for more details.

Who is eligible to participate?

  • Any Illinois Farm Bureau member actively engaged in agriculture.
  • Any Illinois Farm Bureau member committed to serving as a leader and spokesperson for agriculture based upon their association on a day-to-day basis with production agriculture or agribusiness.
  • Demonstrated agricultural leadership, involvement and support.
  • Commitment and potential to serve as an agriculture leader.
  • Men and women of all ages.
  • Spouses may not participate in the same program year.
  • Each class is limited to 25 participants.

Tuition fee

The $800 tuition fee covers meals, lodging and program materials.

Contact information

The primary contact is your local county Farm Bureau manager. If you have additional questions, please contact the IFB Training and Development Department at