The purpose of the agricultural communications career development event is to provide individuals with practical communications skills necessary to pursue career opportunities in agricultural communications. Public communications about agricultural products, practices and policies are essential to the future of agriculture. Students who are equipped with strong communication skills, have developed teamwork skills and who can use a variety of media to help the public understand issues related to the industry of agriculture have a bright future in the job market.
Through this career development event, students will become proficient in the following areas:
1. Learn how to effectively communicate issues and events within the agriculture industry through a variety of mediums that include, but are not limited to:
a. Press Releases
b. Graphic Design
c. PNews Writing
d. Electronic Media Specialist
2. Develop a sense of teamwork by working with others to create such mediums