Agricultural Education and Communication

College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences

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Well Rounded Education

Our students take a wide variety of Ag. related classes, from tractor driving and food & fiber marketing, to crop science.

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The Brock Center

The Brock Center produces two magazines per year focusing on local, state and national agricultural issues, as well as local events.

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Meet Industry Leaders

Cal Poly's AG 452 Class, Issues Affecting California Agriculture, gives students the opportunity to meet with leaders in the industry.

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Agricultural Education and Communication Department

Our Mission

The mission of the Agricultural Education & Communication Department is to contribute to the improvement of agricultural instruction in the state of California and prepare agricultural communicators who will promote agriculture and serve the needs of the agricultural industry.

The Agricultural Education & Communication Department has a long history of leadership and service to the college, the university and the agricultural education profession in California.  In recent years, a new, exciting, and related emphasis has become integrated into the mission.  A partnership with the Brock Center for Agricultural Communication and Journalism Department has enhanced career opportunities for our graduates.

Any questions or comments should be sent via email to: or call our department at 805-756-2803.

Updates (6/13/2016)

Late Spring 2016 Courses begin 6/13/16 through 7/1/16

  • 7-10am - AEPS 581 – Grad Seminar in Crop/Fruit Production – (Wong)
    BLDG 17 - Crops Unit
  • 10-1pm - ASCI 581 – Grad Seminar in Veterinary Science Practices - (Staniec) BLDG 57 - Vet Clinic
  • 10-1pm (02) -AGED 523 – Lab Organization & MGMT in Ag Ed - (Swan) **Required** for those who have NOT taken AgEd 522. BRAE (BLDG 8) Lab 1
  • 1-4pm - AGED 530 – Developing FFA & SAE Programs in Secondary Education - (De Lay) 10-100 (Ehrhart Building)
  • 4-7pm (01) -AGED 523 – Lab Organization & MGMT in Ag Ed - (Swan) **Required** for those who have NOT taken AgEd 522. BRAE (BLDG 8) Lab 1


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Upcoming Events

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    Graduation Ceremony

    CAFES Commencement: June 11 @ 4PM

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    Department Reception

    June 11th @ 2PM in bldg. 10 courtyard 

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    Summer Term Begins

    June 15, 2016

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