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 courses in agriculture, including such courses as equipment safety & operation, food & fiber marketing, desktop publishing, animal production, and 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: drosson@calpoly.edu or call our department at 805-756-2803.

Updates (8/17/2016)

Read our departmental newsletter (Summer 2016 edition)

Tentative Course Offerings for 2016-17

Your Academic Advisor is Rachel Johnson (rjohns25@calpoly.edu).  She is located in Building 74M, room A111.  Student peer advisors are available for drop-in visits, or drop by to make an appointment with Ms. Johnson.

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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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