Local Agritourism: The Avila Valley Barn

In the industry of Agritourism, Fall is the prime time for outreach. This season of yellow leaves, orange pumpkins and green veggies offers a great opportunity for agriculture education. The Avila Valley Barn has become an amazing example of how it’s possible to advocate agriculture in a fun, family-friendly environment!

Watch this video –  produced by Rylin Lindahl, freshman Agriculture Communications major – to learn about how the Avila Valley Barn operates in the Fall season!

About Brock Center for Agricultural Communication

The Brock Center for Agricultural Communication has aggressively pursued the following goals to heighten public awareness and understanding of agricultural issues: *Locate and attract prospective undergraduate students who demonstrate aptitude for communication and have an abiding concern for agriculture. *Assist the university's Colleges of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences and Liberal Arts in preparing these students to be effective professional communicators, through learn-by-doing opportunities. *Serve as a resource and vehicle for the continuing education of those in a position to promote the understanding of agriculture. *Promote the professional development of university faculty through teaching, research and service to agriculture communication. *Develop and maintain a website as a resource of information on agricultural issues to serve students, faculty, media professionals, agriculturists and the public.
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