New international leadership opportunity for young farmers and ranchers, 2013 The International Leadership Workshop for Rural Youth, to be held in Germany July 15-Aug. 1, 2013, is a great opportunity for farmers and ranchers between 25-45 years of age to foster their leadership skills, connect with young farmers and ranchers from all over the world, and develop a concrete project to implement in their home country when the workshop ends. The 26th biennial workshop is hosted by the Federal Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection of Germany in conjunction with the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization. Participants should be comfortable delivering speeches, presenting results, and leading group discussions. More information on this opportunity can be found in this brochure or at http://www.international-herrsching-seminar.de/en/homepage/. Applications are due Dec. 31, 2012. If you or someone you know are interested in participating, please contact Maria Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org or Brittany Jablonsky at email@example.com.