Agriculture Consortium of Texas Conference, April 11-13, 2007

A&E hosted the Agriculture Consortium of Texas, Texas Junior College Ag Association and Texas Collegiate Agriculture Student Association joint annual meeting, April 11-13.  The ACT is composed of all Texas universities offering degrees in agriculture.  During the conference, educational issues facing higher education are discussed.  Concurrently, the host ACT school administered competitive events for students from the TJCAA schools (comprised of approximately 12 junior colleges offering programs in agriculture).  The TxCASA, composed of student representatives from the four-year universities, discussed issues relevant to them.

Thursday evening concluded with an awards banquet.  Winners of the various TJCAA events were recognized.  During the banquet, Mandy Scudder, Dr. Ed. Brokaw and Dr. Foy Mills were each presented a gift from the TJCAA officers for service rendered during the annual conference.

On Friday, students and faculty engaged in tours of local sites including the USDA-AMS Cotton Division Classing office, Fehr Foods and Frontier Texas.  A&E thanks each of these host sites plus financial support from ACU, ARAMARK, ACT and Ag Workers.

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