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Kansas 4-H Tip Sheet

August 16, 2019

Taiwan Agricultural Youth Exchange Program Accepting Applications

Submitted by Deryl E. Waldren

The 2019 Taiwan Agricultural Youth Exchange Program is currently accepting applications from high school seniors or college freshmen who are passionate about agriculture and are interested in representing Kansas in a week-long exchange program October 26 through November 3, 2019. Each year the National Taichung Agricultural Senior High School in central Taiwan hosts students from the Midwest for this program. The Kansas Department of Agriculture coordinates the selection and participation of Kansas students, who will tour agricultural facilities and businesses in Taiwan and learn about Taiwanese agriculture.

Two students will be selected to represent Kansas. To be eligible to apply, students must be a high school senior or college freshman at least 18 years of age with a strong Kansas agricultural background and must have a valid U.S. passport and be willing and able to pay airfare costs. Applications must be submitted by August 30. A press release will soon be available at: https://agriculture.ks.gov/. For more information about this program, visit: https://agriculture.ks.gov/divisions-programs/agricultural-marketing-advocacy-and-outreach-team/agricultural-education. This program is coordinated by KDA with support from the Kansas FFA Association and Kansas 4-H. For more information, contact Robin Blume, KDA education and events coordinator, at Robin.Blume@ks.gov or 785-564-6756.

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