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 and vision of the Agricultural Education and Communication Department is to develop leaders, educators, and communicators to advance and advocate for the agricultural industry in a global economy

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.

2019 State FFA Judging Finals

Qualifying Livestock Judging Teams                       

Qualifying teams placed in the top 10 at 1 contest or had 4 individuals compete at 4 different contests (as per the curricular code).  If you feel your team should have qualified and is not listed, please send an email to Erin Gorter ( with your team name and a list of the contests you attended or placed in the top 10.  These emails should be received by Tuesday, April 23.

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