Author Archives: Brock Center for Agricultural Communication

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.

Welcome New Team Brock!

The Brock Center is a prime example of Cal Poly’s motto – Learn By Doing. It has given us (Annie, Mary, Emma, and myself) valuable hands on experience through editing stories, designing layouts, taking photography, maintaining social media accounts and … Continue reading

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2017 Spring Graduates

Congratulations to all the students who are graduating from the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo! Thank you for your contributions to CAFES. Best of luck in your future careers! Name: Mary Allen   … Continue reading

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A New Perspective of FFA State Conference

By Tyler Menane Senior, agricultural communication major For many of us agricultural students, we spent four years of high school in a blue corduroy jacket that kept us hot in the summers and cold in the winters. One memorable event … Continue reading

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A win for the Cal Poly Logging Team

By Rachel Wehrman, Sophomore crop science major and Erin Sheridan, Freshman crop science major Cal Poly’s logging team is a group of men and women interested in forestry and traditional timber sports. The team is student run, therefore, the individual … Continue reading

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The NAMA Experience

By James Broaddus Sophomore, agricultural communication major, agribusiness minor The Cal Poly National AgriMarketing Association (NAMA) Team recently returned to Cal Poly with a suitcase full of hardware, big smiles, and another National Championship. Cal Poly has clinched nationals three … Continue reading

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A Wrap for State FFA Finals

Provided by Caitlin Stanton and Tyler Dickinson, State FFA Communication chairs On May 6, more than 2,000 Future Farmers of America (FFA) members from across California traveled to San Luis Obispo to compete at Cal Poly’s State FFA Judging Finals. Cal … Continue reading

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Cal Poly Equestrian Team Highlights

By Sarah Frushour Senior, agricultural communication major, equine science minor Do you know much about the Cal Poly Equestrian Team? The Cal Poly Equestrian Team is a completely student-run club. It encourages students of all riding levels to join from … Continue reading

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