2013-2014 Agricultural Education Scholarship Recipients Announced

  Congratulations to the 2013-2014 Agricultural Education Scholarship Recipients Over $28,000 were awarded to both incoming freshman and current students in agricultural education for the 2013-2014 year sponsored through the Agricultural Education major, Minnesota FFA Foundation, Minnesota FFA Association, Minnesota Association of Agricultural Educators (MAAE), Minnesota Agricultural Education Leadership Council (MAELC) and individual donors as […]

Three UMN Ag Ed Students make up 2013-2014 MN FFA State Officer Team

Congratulations to the 2013-2014 MN FFA State Officer Team!! UMN Agricultural Education is proud to have three students serve MN FFA during the upcoming year! Current Agricultural Education Freshman, Heidie Sloot and future Fall 2013 Agricultural Education students Brandon Roiger and Brooke Wente will serve as Sentinel, Reporter and Secretary respectively. Photography by:  Matt Addington […]

State Convention Day One: Change Lives, Teach Ag Ed

UMN Agricultural Education is very busy this time of year as our campus is home to the 84th Annual MN FFA State Convention this week! Day One of convention kicked off with a very special workshop put together by the UMN Agricultural Education faculty, staff and students:  “Change Lives, Teach Ag Ed.” This “invitation only” […]

The Rural Experience in the Heart of Minneapolis: Ag Awareness Day in Review

MINNEAPOLIS, MINN. – For the fourth year in a row, the Agricultural Education Club brought farming to the city through their Agriculture Awareness Day at the University of Minnesota. Despite the cold weather, the sun still shined to provide a great environment for the Agricultural Education Club to connect Minnesota agriculture to the University community. […]

Ag Ed Profiles: Sara Jensen

Sara Jensen Executive Office and Administrative Specialist Office:  146 Ruttan Hall Email:  sjensen@umn.edu Education: B.A. in Public Relations with Minors in Speech Communication and Writing from Mount Mercy University in Cedar Rapids, Iowa Background: I’m originally from Hastings, Minnesota.  I went to college in Cedar Rapids and lived there for seven years before moving back […]