When I was a senior in high school, my college plan was to take the classes I needed, do my homework, and graduate in four years. I didn’t think that I would have any free time to be a part of club sports or extracurricular activities; I was here to get my degree and get … Read moreGetting Involved in College of Ag
People ask me all the time why I moved 1,307 miles away from where I was raised, for which I tell them all the time, “Why not?” I definitely play it off as pure confidence and as an act of strong will and faith, but truth be told, it was one of the scariest things … Read moreDon’t Be Afraid to Go Home
Food: loved by all, necessary for survival, and fundamental to agriculture. The CDC estimates 48 million illnesses, 128,000 hospitalizations, and 3,000 deaths are attributable to foodborne illness annually, or one in six Americans fall ill every year due to failure of the food safety monitoring system. If you have an unexplained bout of upset stomach, … Read moreFood Safety, a Concern for All
The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Wyoming provides many opportunities for its students. One of the opportunities they provide is study abroad programs that are based on agriculture. I was fortunate enough to receive an opportunity to participate in an adventure of a lifetime in France, through the French and … Read moreStudy Abroad in France
When most people picture Ohio, they probably picture field after field of corn and soybeans. Although this is an accurate depiction of most of Ohio, it is not the Ohio that I grew up in. I grew up just outside of Cleveland, the second-largest city in the state at just shy of 400,000 people. Most … Read moreDoes Agriculture Exist in the City?