2017 See for Yourself Program Application
July 11-14, 2017
Portland, OR & Pacific Northwest

There are 20 openings for ND soybean producers to participate in the 2017 program. All completed applications received by 4:00 PM, Monday, April 17, 2017, will be considered. One application is required per person.

See for Yourself Application

  • I certify that I am a person that plants, or causes to be planted, a soybean crop in which I have an ownership interest, with intent that upon maturity, the crop will be harvest; or I will have met the requirements of the above state during the next available growing season if I have not met these requirements during the preceding growing season. (North Dakota Century Code)
  • By submitting an application you agree that if you are selected to participate in the 2017 See for Yourself program, you will be willing to conduct interviews with your local media representatives before and/or after the program, participate in video interviews and have your picture taken and published.

    Completed form must be received by 4:00 PM, Monday, April 17, 2017, to be considered. One application is required per person.

    • Participants from the past programs (2013-2016) are not eligible to participate in the 2017 trip.
    • Participants must be 21 years of age or older by date of application.
    • The North Dakota Soybean Council (NDSC) will have complete discretion over participant selection for the See for Yourself programs.
    • The NDSC will consider the geographic location of the producer, as they would like to see representation throughout North Dakota’s soybean production regions.
    • They will also give preference to those who demonstrate an ability and willingness to communicate their experience to other soybean producers through media and events.
    • The purpose of this program is to educate producers about the North Dakota soybean industry and how producers’ check-off dollars are used to benefit the industry.

    If accepted:
    • Participants will be notified by the week of May 4th and will work with NDSC staff on travel arrangements.
    • Selected participants must pay for all trip expenses up front. Eligible trip costs will be reimbursed to participants by ND Soybean Council at applicable state rates. Reimbursement can take up to 4-8 weeks to process.
    • Selected participants will be responsible for booking their own flights according to the dates and times suggested by NDSC staff.
    • Each selected participant will be asked to sign an agreement stating personal conduct and expectations during the trip.
    • Selected participants will be required to submit a brief written trip report highlighting key takeaways they learned and can apply to their farming operations as a result of participating in the program.
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