MONSANTO LEADER DEVELOPMENT
                      SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITY

         Monsanto is pleased to partner with Agriculture Future of America (AFA) to
  sponsor college men and women into the AFA program. Monsanto is an agricultural
  company; applying innovation and technology to help farmers around the world be
  successful, produce healthier foods, to better animal feeds and more fiber, while
  also reducing agriculture's impact on the environment.

         AFA is a non-profit organization with a mission to identify, encourage, and
  support outstanding college men and women preparing for careers in the
  agriculture and food industry. AFA provides leader and career development training
  to students across the country each year. The AFA Leaders Conference is a four-day
  event in which collegians will be exposed to the tools needed to be well prepared for
  a career in the agriculture and food industry. With more than 125 industry leaders
  involved as speakers, panelists and group discussion leaders, the AFA Leaders
  Conference provides a highly interactive, industry-supported workshop setting.
  More information about AFA can be found at

         The Monsanto AFA partnership seeks to identify minority students for
  participation in this program. Specific priority will be given to those with business,
  technical and science interests in a corporate employment environment that
  provides support and services to agricultural producers.

     Apply to attend the 2008 AFA Leaders Conference
       November 6-9, 2008, in Kansas City, Missouri
 Complete this application electronically at You can find it under “Students”
                                  then “Leaders Conference.”
Application and a RESUME may be mailed to AFA at P.O. Box 414838, Kansas City, MO 64141
                                or emailed to

                         DUE: September 12, 2008
                                                                                                              RETURN BY: September 12, 2008
                      AGRICULTURE FUTURE OF AMERICA                                                                  TO: Agriculture Future of America
                      2008 Monsanto Sponsorship Application                                                                      Fax: (816) 472-4239
                                                                                                                                 P.O. Box 414838
                                                                                                                                 Kansas City, MO 64141
Please print or type application. Include a current resume with application.
Name: (Mr., Ms.)                                                                     Male/Female:        Ethnicity:                   Date of Birth (MM/DD/YYYY):

School Mailing Address:                                       City:                  State:                               Zip:                     GPA:

Phone:                             Email:                                            Class Status:                               Anticipated Graduation Date (MM/YY):
                                                                                     Please select
School Name:                                                Major:                                               Second Major/Minor:

Hometown, State:                                            I interned for the following organization in 2008 (if applies):

                                                                       Career Interest (drop downs provide different lists):
    I have attended a past AFA conference                              1. Select One                     2. Select One

Why are you interested in agriculture and the food industry as a career path? (limit 200 words)

Why do you believe AFA is important to your career preparation? (limit 150 words)

What is your career goal(s)? (limit 150 words)

What is your strategy to reach your career goal(s)? (limit 200 words)

How do you exhibit professionalism? (limit 150 words)

                     Agriculture Future of America P.O. Box 414838 Kansas City, MO 64141 P: (816) 472-4232 F: (816) 472-4239

A current resume must be submitted with this application by the date indicated above.

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