Developing Leaders in Agriculture


Leading & Leadership
Characteristics & Traits
Leadership & Direction

Leadership Styles

Strategic Planning


Effective Communications

Team Building

Time Management

Conducting Meetings

Presentation Skills

Mass Media & Relations

After Action Review

Leadership & Change

Leadership Quotes







The Center for Agricultural Technology Transfer (CATT), in partnership with the Plains Cotton Growers Association of Lubbock, Texas, has embarked on an initiative to improve leadership training opportunities for agricultural producers and leaders in West Texas.

The future of agriculture and the long-term success of an agricultural organization may well depend upon individuals who are capable of providing effective leadership.


Leadership is both an art and a science and leaders need to equip themselves with tools to be effective in a variety of situations.  Leadership education is a special form of knowledge, talents, and conceptual applications which, with careful planning and delivery, can foster stronger adult leaders.

This site includes links to Leadership Modules that feature improvement-related information on specific topics.

This is a compilation of other web sites & information designed to ease the burden of searching, etc. We are not promoting these leadership ideas, etc. as best practices but as suggestions.

Do you have a suggestion for additional topics that might be useful?  We welcome your suggestions.  Suggestions may be made by clicking the Contact link to the left.