Mizzou Agricultural Communications Academy

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Do you have a passion to advocate for agriculture? Are you looking for a path that will lead you to cutting-edge communication opportunities? If you answered “yes” to these questions, then make plans to join us for the Agricultural Communications Academy.

students working in groups

Agricultural communicators work to shape and share the story of agriculture every day. They are on the cutting edge of agriculture and communication to inform the public about what it takes to feed and clothe a growing population.

Students will work side-by-side with Ag Ed & Leadership faculty to develop the skills needed to advocate for agriculture and become the next generation of agricultural communicators.

Key Information for the Academy

  •  Cost is $25 (this includes dormitory lodging and all meals)
  •  Academy is limited to approximately 20 students
  • Preference will be given to high school juniors and seniors, but all high school students are eligible
  • Activities will include: interacting with current agricultural communicators, access to communication and technology resources on campus, and experiencing Mizzou including a tour and experiential activities (and a group trip to Shakespeare’s Pizza)