SAVE THE DATE!
March 27-29, 2014, Alpha Zeta members from across the country will meet in the beautiful city of Ames, Iowa for the 2014 National Agricultural Leadership Conference, hosted by the Wilson Chapter. With the theme of "Growing to Serve," the conference will be held at the Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center with great educational workshops, speakers and agricultural tours.
REGISTRATION IS OPEN
$295 Quad room (4 people)*
$375 Double room (2 people)*
$175 Conference Only (no hotel)+
*quad or double-occupancy (single sex) rate includes hotel room, meals, transportation at the conference, ag tours, all educational sessions, banquet, entertainment, hotel taxes and a conference T-shirt.
+Conference Only rate includes everything except a hotel stay.
$50 Saturday 3/29 Awards Banquet Ticket
The Banquet ticket is intended for local alumni, professors, etc. that only wish to attend the banquet. It does not include entrance into any other Conference events.
Registrations closes Sunday, March 9, 2014
Not sure what to expect at NALC?
Check out the NALC FAQs
to learn more.
Apply for Funding to Attend NALC
Does your chapter need help with funding to help students attend NALC this year? The CHS Foundation has been a great partner to Alpha Zeta and has a grant program that is open to all Alpha Zeta chapters that would provide up to $1,000 in funding that can be used towards registration costs and/or travel costs for students. Only one grant can be awarded per chapter but they are reviewed and awarded on an ongoing basis so apply now before NALC! Learn more and apply for a CHS Foundation mini-grant to attend NALC
Nominations for Officer, Advisor and Alumni Awards Due March 10
Know someone who has been a fearless leader or gone above and beyond for your chapter? Alpha Zeta would like to recognize those individuals that are working hard to make their chapter a success.
Nominate someone from your chapter today!
Outstanding Officers of the Year: Chancellor, Censor, Scribe, Treasurer, Chronicler, Sergeant-at-arms, and Member at-large
Outstanding Advisor of the Year
Steven C. Drake Outstanding Alumni of the Year
Award recipients will be recognized at the Awards Banquet at NALC on Saturday, March 29. You do not have to be present to receive an award.
Will you be arriving early on Thursday, March 27 and looking for something to do?
The Wilson chapter is offering a few "Early-bird Tour" options. Choose which tour you'd like to attend during registration:
- ISU Campus Tour - Take a tour of the beautiful ISU Campus. The tour will be a walking tour around campus, and will include fun facts about our campus as well as stops at important and significant places on campus. (Note, Iowa in March can sometimes be cold and rainy so please plan accordingly. Also good walking shoes would be encouraged).
- ISU Teaching Farms (Beef, Swine, Dairy) - Visit the teaching and have a first hand view of the farms that provide ISU students the opportunity to have hands on experiences with working with Beef, Swine, and Dairy.
- Dekalb Corn Production Plant, Boone, IA - Just, what does it take to produce that bag of seed that a farmer will use to grow his next crop? Tour the Dekalb Corn Production plant and learn more about seed corn production.