New program prepares young agriculture advocates


DENVER — The American National CattleWomen Inc. will launch of College Aggies Online, a new program aimed at helping today’s college students become confident advocates for the agriculture industry.

College Aggies Online, a joint venture of the Animal Agriculture Alliance and American National CattleWomen, Inc., will connect college students from across the country who are interested in promoting agriculture by sharing their story.

Participants will receive training and instructions from industry professionals and will enjoy access to a private forum (accessible at to post information about current and emerging issues facing farmers and ranchers.

Provide resources

The online community will provide resources to students on key issues to help them better utilize tools such as YouTube, Facebook and Twitter to share agriculture’s story with the public.

Agriculture-related clubs from all universities with an agricultural academic program may sign up for the program. Each member will receive an individual account, where they can customize their homepage and upload information.

College Aggies Online will officially launch Oct. 15.

More information

Interested collegiate clubs or departments should contact Krissa Thom at or 703-562-1410 for more information.

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