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.

Business and Agriculture in Kenya

By: Jana Russell  Junior agricultural science major Jambo! (Hello!) This July myself, ten other Cal Poly students, and two Cal Poly professors had the opportunity to travel to Kenya as part of Cal Poly’s extended education program. The purpose of … Continue reading

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West Coast to East Coast: John Deere Internship

By: Chantal Herrera Senior agricultural communication major This summer I had the opportunity of traveling from California to Georgia as a Customer Product Support Intern for John Deere. My project included updating solution database spreadsheets to help our dealers solve … Continue reading

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Ag Media Summit 2017

By: Chloe Fowler, Associate Editor of the Brock Center Sophomore agricultural communication major with a minor in law and society From July 22-26th, with four of my Cal Poly peers, we attended the Ag Media Summit (AMS) in Snowbird, Utah; … Continue reading

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The Value of Networking: CalAgJobs Internship

By: Kayla Copus Junior agricultural communications major with a minor in agribusiness For the past year, I have had the wonderful opportunity to work as the Communications Intern for CalAgJobs, a company that connects employers and job seekers in California … Continue reading

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Hilmar Cheese Internship

By: Hannah Brady Junior agribusiness major My name is Hannah Brady and I am a third-year Agribusiness major at Cal Poly.  I am from Linden, California – a town even smaller than Hilmar, California!  My summer internship is with Hilmar … Continue reading

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An Internship Dream Come True for this Jimmy Buffett Fan

By: James Broaddus Junior agricultural communication major with minors in agribusiness and agricultural education “Wastin’ away again in Margaritaville, searching for my lost shaker of salt…” Jimmy Buffett’s cult classic song “Margaritaville” is the highest grossing song of all time, … Continue reading

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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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