6/10/2013 at 12:00 a.m.
The Rice Foundation is accepting applications for its 2014 Rice Leadership Development Program
. Rice producers or industry-related professionals between the ages of 25 and 45 are eligible to apply. The application deadline is Oct. 5.
The Rice Leadership Development Program provides a comprehensive understanding of the rice industry, with an emphasis on personal development and communication skills. During a two-year period, class members attend four one-week sessions designed to strengthen leadership skills through studies of all aspects of the rice industry.