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Mentoring the next generation of ag leaders

A program that encourages youth involvement in agriculture is accepting new applicants.

The Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan is looking for participants in its APAS Young Leaders (AYL) program.

Formerly known as the Youth Leadership and Mentorship Program, AYL offers producers in Saskatchewan between the ages of 18 and 40 the opportunity to experience and learn about farm policy from the grassroots to the federal level in an engaging and supportive environment.

APAS President and past participant Ian Boxall said the program is a great way for young farmers to grow their network and learn the importance of agriculture policy and its impacts on farm operations.

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