Farming Magazine - June, 2009

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Special Preview of Educational Opportunities

Alfred State College

Campus Alfred, N.Y.

UnderGraduate Programs Agricultural Business; Agricultural Technology; Veterinary Technology; and more.

Hands-On Opportunities Student Laboratories; 5,300-square-foot greenhouse; Anderson Horticulture Center; and The College Farm.

Student Clubs and Organizations Equestrian Club; Sustainability Club; Ag Judging; Collegiate Agricultural Leaders (CAL); Landscape & Nursery Club; New York State Association of Veterinary Technicians; and more.


Antioch University New England

Campus Keene, N.H.

Graduate Programs Conservation Biology; Environmental Advocacy and Organizing; Environmental Education; Science Teacher Certification in General Science or Biology; Individualized Program; Masters of Science in Resource Management and Conservation; Green MBA in Organizational and Environmental Sustainability (Organization & Management Department); Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental Studies; and more.

Hands-On Opportunities Field Study Trip Program; community projects; and Antioch New England Institute.

Student Clubs and Organizations Student Alliance; student government; and more.


Cornell University

Campus Ithaca, N.Y.

UnderGraduate Programs Agricultural Science Education; Agricultural Sciences; Animal Science; Environmental Engineering; Food Science; International Agriculture and Rural Development; Nutritional Sciences; Science of Natural and Environmental Systems; Viticulture and Enology; The College of Veterinary Medicine; and more.

Hands-On Opportunities Animal Science Teaching and Research Center; Analytical Lab in Food Science; Arnot Teaching and Research Forest; Cornell Agriculture & Food Technology Park; Uihlein Sugar Maple Field Station; Food Processing and Development Laboratory; Fredonia Vineyard Laboratory; and more.

Student Clubs and Organizations Agricultural Science; CALS Ambassadors; Collegiate 4-H; Collegiate FFA; CU Food Science Club; Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources, Related Sciences; New World Agriculture and Ecology Group (NWAEG); Society for Horticulture Graduate Students (SOHO); and more.


Delaware Valley College

Campus Doylestown, Pa.

UnderGraduate Programs Agribusiness; Animal Biotechnology & Conservation; Large Animal Science; Livestock Science and Management; Equine Science and Management; Equine Studies; Dairy Science; Food Science & Management; Crop Science; Environmental Science; Turf Management; Commercial Crop Production & Marketing/Plant Health Management; Hydroponics Crop Science; Plant Sciences & Biotechnology; Environmental Design; Floriculture & Nursery Production and Marketing; and more.

Hands-On Opportunities Classrooms, laboratories, greenhouses, arboretum, library, livestock and dairy farms, equestrian center and the 400 acres of agricultural and 60 acres of horticultural land.

Student Clubs and Organizations Student Government; Agronomy Club; Animal Science Society; Biology Club; Block and Bridle; Dairy Society; Dressage Team; Equestrian Team; Equine Club; Equine Performance Organization; Floral Society; Food Industry Club; Horticulture Society; National Agri-Marketing Association; Animal Lifeline; Apiary Society; Equine Club; FFA; Intercollegiate Equestrian Team; and more.


Pennsylvania State University

Campus University Park, Pa.

UnderGraduate Programs Agribusiness Management; Agricultural and Extension Education; Agricultural Science; Agricultural Systems Management; Animal Sciences and Integrated Programs; Environmental Resource Management; Food Science; Forest Science; Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences; Wildlife and Fisheries Science; Wood Products; and more.

Hands-On Opportunities Lake Erie Regional Grape Research and Extension Center; Southeast Agricultural Research and Extension Center; Fruit Research and Extension Center; and nearly 14,000 acres of research forest and farmland.

Student Clubs and Organizations Ag Advocates; Ag Student Council; Block and Bridle Club; Collegiate Farm Bureau; Dairy Science Club; Food Science Club; Poultry Science Club; Pre-Vet Club; Collegiate Dairy Products Evaluation Team; Dairy Cattle Judging Team; Horse Judging Team; Livestock Judging Team; Poultry Judging Team; Collegiate 4-H; Collegiate FFA; Forest Products Society Student Chapter; Minorities in Agriculture & Natural Resources Association; Society of American Foresters; and more.


Paul Smith’s College

Campus Paul Smiths, N.Y.

UnderGraduate Programs Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences; Forestry; Natural Resources Management and Policy; and Recreation, Adventure Travel and Ecotourism; Forest Recreation, Forest Technician, Surveying Technology; and Urban Tree Management.

Hands-On Opportunities Extensive field work, including on-site sawmill.

Student Clubs and Organizations Society of American Foresters; Urban Tree Management Club; Students for Environmental Action; the Surveying Club; and more.


SUNY-Cobleskill

Campus Cobleskill, N.Y.

UnderGraduate Programs Agricultural Biotechnology; Agricultural Business Management; Agricultural Equipment Technology; Animal Science; Fisheries and Aquaculture; Plant Science; Turfgrass Management: Golf Turf Management; Turfgrass Management: Sports Turf Management; Wildlife Management; Agricultural Power and Machinery; Agricultural Structures and Equipment; Beef and Livestock Studies; Dairy Production and Management; Equine Studies; Crop Production and Soil Science; Fisheries and Wildlife Technology; Diesel Technology; and more.

Hands-On Opportunities Program cooperation with John Deere; Northeast dealership training center for Kubota, John Deere and Bobcat; annual field studies trip to the Midwest and the Northeast; and more.

Student Clubs and Organizations American Animal Producers Club; Dairy Cattle Club; Dairy Judging Team; Pre-Vet Club; American Fisheries Society; Plant Science Club; and more.


SUNY-Morrisville

Campus Morrisville, N.Y.

UnderGraduate Programs Agricultural Business Development; Dairy Management; Equine Science; Horticulture Business Management; Agricultural Engineering; Agricultural Mechanics; Agricultural Science; Animal Science - Dairy; Diesel Technology; Environmental and Natural Resources Conservation; Equine Science and Management; Horticulture; Wood Products Technology; and more

Hands-On Opportunities Relationship with Nelson Farms and the Agribusiness Dairy Processing Plant; 14,000-square-foot Wood Technology Center; state-of-the-art dairy facility; and more.

Student Clubs and Organizations Agricultural Engineering; Agronomy Club; Collegiate FFA Club; Dairy Club; Horticulture Club; Morrisville Fisheries Society; and more.


Sterling College

Campus Craftsbury Common, Vt.

UnderGraduate Programs Conservation Ecology; Outdoor Education and Leadership; Circumpolar Studies; Sustainable Agriculture; and Self-Designed Studies.

Hands-On Opportunities

A range of global field studies, as well as Sterling College farm, which includes certified organic vegetable gardens, a small greenhouse, a movable hoop-house, a small orchard, solar and wind powered barns, and a variety of livestock including sheep, goats, pigs, cattle, poultry and draft horses.

Student Clubs and Organizations Student Activities Committee; Woodsman Team; Service Projects; Pick-up Games; and more.


Thompson School of Applied Science, UNH

Campus Durham, N.H.

UnderGraduate Programs Applied Animal Science (AAS) - Dairy Management; AAS - Equine Management; AAS - Small Animal Care; Applied Business Management; Forest Technology; and more.

Hands-On Opportunities Thompson School horticultural facility; Thomas P. Fairchild Dairy Teaching and Research Center, the UNH Organic Dairy Farm, the Thompson School Grooming Shop and the Applied Animal Science biology laboratory; and 3,000 acres of university land using the school’s sawmill and harvesting equipment.

Student Clubs and Organizations Cooperative Real Education in Agricultural Management (CREAM), a year-long, student-run cooperative in which 15 to 20 UNH students, with the help of advisors, operate and manage a 26-cow registered Holstein dairy herd; Collegiate FFA; Dairy Club: Pre-Vet Club; Organic Garden Club; Horsemen’s Club; Horticulture Club; and more.


Tufts University
Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine

Campus North Grafton, Mass.

Programs Doctor of Veterinary Medicine; DVM Thesis Program; DVM Early Acceptance; DVM/Master of Science in Comparative Biomedical Sciences; DVM/Master of Science in Laboratory Animal Medicine; DVM/Master of Public Health; Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedical Sciences; and Master of Science in Animals and Public Policy.

Hands-On Opportunities The Hospital for Large Animals; The Foster Hospital for Small Animals; and The Tufts Wildlife Clinic.

Student Clubs and Organizations Student Chapter of the American Veterinary Association; Alpha Psi national veterinary fraternity; American Holistic Veterinary Medicine Association; American Society of Lab Animal Practitioners; Association of Shelter Veterinarians; The International Veterinary Student Association; Student Association for Veterinary Ethics; Student Livestock Organization; Student Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society; Tufts Veterinary Disaster Medicine Club; Veterinary Pathology Club; and more.


University of Connecticut

Campus Storrs, Conn.

UnderGraduate Programs Agriculture and Natural Resources; Agriculture Education; Allied Health Sciences; Animal Science; Environmental Science; Horticulture; Landscape Architecture; Natural Resources; Pre-Veterinary Studies; Resource Economics; Turfgrass and Soil Science; and more.

Hands-On Opportunities The College maintains livestock, greenhouses, forested lands, gardens, and other operationsfor teaching, research, outreach education, and service programs.

Student Clubs and Organizations Block and Bridle Club; Dairy Club; Dressage Team; Drill Team; Equestrian Team; Equine Club; Food Science Club; Horse Practicum; Polo Club; Poultry Science Club; Pre-Vet Club; Cultural; Student Chapter of Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences; Collegiate Chapter of the National FFA; Horticulture Club; Forestry and Wildlife Club; and more.


University of Maine
The College of Natural Sciences, Forestry and Agriculture

Campus Orono, Maine

UnderGraduate Programs Animal and Veterinary Science (with Pre-Vet option); Clinical Laboratory Sciences; Earth Sciences; Environmental Management & Policy; Food Science & Human Nutrition; Forest Ecosystem Science & Conservation; Forest Operations Science; Forestry; Landscape Horticulture; Marine Science; Sustainable Agriculture; Wildlife Ecology; Wood Science & Technology; and more.

Hands-On Opportunities The 1,270-acre Demeritt Forest; the Lyle E. Littlefield Ornamentals Garden; the J.F. Witter Teaching and Research Center; and the 4,000-acre Penobscot Experimental Forest.

Student Clubs and Organizations Food Science Club; Forest Products Society; Maine Animal Club; Maine Forester; Society for Conservation Biology; Society of American Foresters; Standardbred Drill Team; Sustainable Agriculture Interest Group; UMaine Dressage Club; UMaine Equestrian Team; UMaine Pre-Veterinary Club; Woodsmen’s Team; Xi Sigma Pi (Forestry Honor Society); and more


University of Rhode Island

Campus Kingston, R.I.

UnderGraduate Programs Animal Science & Technology; Aquaculture & Fisheries Technology; Environmental Economics & Management; Environmental Horticulture & Turf Management; Environmental Science & Management; Environmental Plant Biology; Landscape Architecture; Wildlife & Conservation Biology; and more.

Hands-On Opportunities Peckham Farm Animal Center; 50 acres of turfgrass, horticulture and plant science research, and education farm centers; and the C. Richard Skogley Turfgrass Center.

Student Clubs and Organizations Animal Veterinary Science Club; Marine Science Society; Plant Sciences Club; Wildlife Society; and more.


University of Massachusetts

Campus Amherst, Mass.

UnderGraduate Programs Arboriculture & Forestry; Equine Industries; Fruit & Vegetable Crops; Horticulture; Livestock Studies; Equine Studies; Animal Biotechnology/Research; Building Materials and Wood Technology; Food Science; Forestry; and more.

Hands-On Opportunities The Hadley Farm; 15-acre UMass Cold Spring Orchard Research & Education Center; 11-acre Cranberry Experiment Station; and more.

Student Clubs and Organizations Collegiate FFA; Pre-Veterinary & Animal Science Club; Turf Club; Wildlife Society; and more.


University of Vermont

Campus Burlington, Vt.

UnderGraduate Programs Animal Science; Biochemistry; Biological Science; Community Entrepreneurship; Community and International Development; Dietetics, Nutrition and Food Science; Ecological Agriculture; Environmental Sciences; Environmental Studies; Microbiology; Molecular Genetics; Nutrition and Food Sciences; Plant Biology; Public Communication; and Sustainable Landscape Horticulture.

Hands-On Opportunities Entomology Research Laboratory; Horticultural Research Center; Morgan Horse Farm; The Paul Miller Research Complex; Proctor Maple Research Center; Agricultural and Environmental Testing Lab; UVM Greenhouse; Pringle Herbarium; and Vermont Institute for Artisan Cheese.

Student Clubs and Organizations Common Ground Farm; Dairy Club; Food and Nutrition Club; Horticulture Club; Pre-Vet Club; Dressage Team; Equestrian Team; and more.


Virginia Tech

Campus Blacksburg, Va.

UnderGraduate Programs Agricultural and Applied Economics; Agricultural Sciences; Animal and Poultry Sciences; Biochemistry; Biological Systems Engineering; Crop and Soil Environmental Sciences; Dairy Science; Environmental Science; Food Science and Technology; Horticulture; and Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise.

Hands-On Opportunities College Farm Operation; Commercial Fish and Shellfish Technologies; Fralin Biotechnology Center; Agricultural Research and Extension Centers; and more.

Student Clubs and Organizations Ag Econ/NAMA Club; Agricultural Education Society; Agronomy Club; Block and Bridle Club; Dairy Club; Dairy Products Evaluation Club; Poultry Science Club; Pre-Veterinary Club; Swine Club; Virginia Tech Collegiate 4-H; Young Farmers; Crops Judging Team; Dairy Cattle Judging Team; Dairy Products Evaluation Team; Horse Judging Team; Livestock Judging Team; North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge Team; and more.