• Congressman Al Lawson and CAFS students at the Farmer's Roundtable event. 
  • Harambee Festival - Learning about insects. 
  • Dr. Mbuya explaining the importance of water quality and the impacts of contamination. 
  • Goat meat cooking demonstration conducted by Cooperative Extension. 
  • CAFS Living Learning Students(LLC) students inspecting bee colonies. 

USDA Ag Outlook Forum - Write a Winning Essay, Travel to Washington, D.C.

Would you like to attend USDA's Agricultural Outlook Forum in Washington DC -- all expenses paid?

Essays are due to the University's USDA 1890 Program Liaison by November 2nd for review. 

The Ag Outlook Forum provides diverse students with a unique opportunity to meet agricultural producers, policy makers, business, government, and industry leaders, as well as to exchange ideas and discuss timely issues at the forefront of America's agriculture.

The Agricultural Outlook Forum will be held  in Arlington, Virginia, at the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel. USDA's World Agricultural Outlook Board, the USDA / 1890 Program Office, and the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) will host an introductory USDA briefing and discussion of internships and career opportunities, students will tour USDA's Henry A. Wallace Beltsville Agricultural Research Center. 

For a list of student winners and sample essays, see: http://www.usda.gov/oce/forum/diversity/diversity_program.htm

The prize??? Registration, transportation, lodging and forum meals are provided for the students free of charge. Best of all, you will gain invaluable experience and network with top leaders in the agricultural and governmental field. 

For more information: Please visit: www.usda.gov/oce/forum

Download Student Announcement Fact Sheet Here.