The Governor Dolph Briscoe Jr., Texas Agricultural Lifetime Leadership (TALL) is a competitive leadership development program that includes seminars with experts, on-site tours, meetings with business and government leaders, international study and personal skills improvement. It is funded by dedicated individuals and institutions through private gifts and grants. Participants pay a tuition, and the Texas AgriLife Extension provides administrative support. The TALL program is designed for men and women in the early stages of their leadership careers. Each class consists of at least 25 people, who are associated with agriculture. Participants come from every sector of agriculture and all parts of Texas.
For agriculture to remain dynamic, well informed leaders must emerge. The Governor Dolph Briscoe Jr., Texas Agricultural Lifetime Leadership (TALL) program prepares young men and women, dedicated to agriculture, for the leadership challenges ahead.