The Young Ag Leaders is a program that is young itself in Christian County. The Young Ag Leaders had been around before but faded off for some time until being restarted in March 2013. The program consists of people ages 18-40 that are farmers, industry leaders, industry representatives, small business in the community, and other organizations. Melissa Herwig of the Christian County Farm Bureau told Regional Radio News what is planned for a big meeting on June 4th and what day they plan on holding meetings:
Herwig also told Regional Radio News that those involved now just want to give back to the community:
If you are interested in joining the Young Ag Leaders, either call Melissa at 824-2940 or come to the June 4th meeting at 6:00pm at the Farm Bureau building located at 400 West Market Street in Taylorville.