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Where Do I Go From Here; Advocacy in Agriculture. Unit 4, Lesson 6 Advanced Agriculture Business Curriculum. What is an Advocate for Agriculture?.

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Where do i go from here advocacy in agriculture

Where Do I Go From Here; Advocacy in Agriculture

Unit 4, Lesson 6

Advanced Agriculture Business Curriculum


What is an advocate for agriculture

What is an Advocate for Agriculture?

  • An advocate for agriculture is someone who helps the industry by providing leadership for fellow farmers, ranchers, and rural citizens in hopes of allowing them to continue making a living in production agriculture.

  • Are you and advocate for agriculture?

  • Do you know who this man is?

Answer: Mike Johanns, US Sec. of Ag.


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Name 10 Commodity/Grower Groups in Colorado.


Young farmers and ranchers

Young Farmers and Ranchers

  • Objective: Young Farmers and Ranchers develop leadership skills while helping others speak out about agriculture.

  • Open to: Anyone ages 18-35.

  • Operation: Operated via the local Farm Bureau

  • Advocates for agriculture? Yes!

  • How to become involved: For additional information on Young Farmer & Rancher events contact Dana Thompson, Young Farmer & Rancher Coordinator, at 970-454-1881.


State ffa officers

State FFA Officers

  • Objective: To serve the Colorado FFA Members and promote agriculture within the state.

  • Open to: Completers of an agriculture education program, up to age 21.

  • Operation: State Officers serve for one year and are elected by a nominating committee. They represent all members and strive to teach the importance of agriculture to all they contact.

  • Advocates for agriculture? Yes!

  • How to become involved: Contact Mr. Oschner, State FFA Advisor at (303) 595-1562, or your chapter FFA Advisor.

The State FFA Officer Team travels to the Capital to discuss current ag. issues with the governing bodies!


Colorado young farmers educational association

Colorado Young Farmers Educational Association

  • Objective: Continuing education and socialization for those in production agriculture.

  • Open to: Anyone aged 18-118

  • Operation: Via current agriculture education programs (may be your current FFA advisor)!

  • Advocates for agriculture? Yes!

  • How to become involved: Contact Jack Annon, State Executive Secretary for the CYFEA at (970) 521-6690.


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