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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

Unit 4, Lesson 6

Advanced Agriculture Business Curriculum


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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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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