Marion County Women Attend American Farm Bureau's Communications Boot Camp

 

A group of 14 farm and ranch leaders was honored by the American Farm Bureau Federation as graduates of the organization’s seventh annual Women’s Communications Boot Camp. The agricultural leaders were recognized after completing an intensive three-day course featuring sessions on public speaking, testifying, messaging, working with the media and seeking elected office.

 

Kaye Spalding and Peggy Downs pose for photo with Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles during Women's Communication “Boot Camp” in Bowling Green, KY.
Kaye Peterson and Peggy Downs pose with the group after completing Boot Camp.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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