UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Student Organizations

Agricultural Education Societylink

President: McKenzie Baecker
Advisor: Dr. James Grahammail
Contact: (715) 425-3555

The Agricultural Education Society is an organization whose purpose is to promote agricultural education and FFA, give future agricultural educators experiences to better understand their role as a future agriculture teachers, and provide opportunities for all students to participate in a variety of activities and experiences such as parliamentary procedure workshops and judging, attendance at State and National FFA Convention, and assisting with the Agricultural Technology Contest.

Alpha Tau Alpha (ATA)link

President: MacKenzie Clague
Advisor: Dr. Tim Buttlesmail
Contact: (715) 425-3555

Alpha Tau Alpha (ATA) is an honorary organization which promotes the highest ideals and standards of the agricultural education profession by enabling more intimate acquaintances and closer relationships with individuals who have chosen the profession of teaching agriculture. Each spring, Alpha Tau Alpha sponsors a Shadow Day for incoming agricultural education majors. You will attend classes, tour campus and the lab farms, and meet current students, faculty and staff.

Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow (ACT)link

Advisor: Dr. Tim Buttlesmail
Contact: (715) 425-3555

Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow (ACT) members attend regional conferences and develop positive relationships with ACT members from other universities. Members experience positive relations with UW-River Falls agriculture faculty through activities such as, video taping the Biotechnology Symposium, photographing and submitting press releases.

Agricultural Education Department
Location: 131 Agricultural Science Building - 611 S. 3rd Street, River Falls, WI 54022
Mailing Address: 410 S. 3rd Street, River Falls, WI 54022
Ph: 715-425-3555 - Fax: 715-425-3785 - ag.ed@uwrf.edu