Managing Global Resources for a Secure Future

2017 Annual Meeting | Oct. 22-25 | Tampa, FL

124 Symposium--Agronomy and Technology: Collaborations for Solving Our Workplace Pipeline Problem

Oral Session
ASA Section: Education and Extension
Agronomy and Soils are both dynamic industries that have a ton of job opportunities all over the world. Yet there aren't enough students going into these programs. This session addresses the issues that create the pipeline, as well as potential collaborations and solutions to get more students involved into the K-12 Agronomy and Soil levels.

K-12 Outreach and Activities Community

SSSA Division: Soil Education and Outreach

Monday, October 23, 2017: 3:30 PM-5:30 PM
Marriott Tampa Waterside, Room 10

Amanda M. Liesch
3:30 PM
Introductory Remarks
3:55 PM
Engaging K-12 Youth and Utilizing Resources to Maximize 4-H Partnerships.
Brandi Yancy, University of Florida/IFAS Hillsborough County Extension; Charles K Poliseno, University of Florida/IFAS Hillsborough County Extension
4:35 PM
Ag Discovery Day: Exploring Agriculture through Science.
Danielle R Cooney, University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign; Jamie Boas, University of Illinois Extension; Dokyoung Lee, University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign
4:55 PM
5:10 PM
Concluding Remarks
5:15 PM
Community Planning Session
5:30 PM