WSU student leads with Agriculture Future of America

JenicaHaglerMugPULLMAN, Wash. – Jenica Hagler, a Washington State University sophomore in agricultural business and economics, has been selected to serve on the student advisory team for Agriculture Future of America.

AFA’s mission is “to create partnerships that identify, encourage and support outstanding college men and women preparing for careers in the agriculture and food industry.”

“AFA embodies a strong commitment to agriculture that I see every day at WSU in CAHNRS (College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences) agriculture students,” Hagler said. “I look forward to serving as a liaison not only for WSU, but for all areas of the United States.”

Jenica-HaglerShe is one of the nine AFA student advisory team members who will serve in 2014-15. Her leadership responsibilities include planning the AFA leaders conference, Nov. 6-9 in Kansas City, Mo., as well as visiting potential and existing partners nationwide to discuss opportunities for future agriculturalists. Additionally, she will represent CAHNRS as an AFA campus ambassador.

“There’s a special excitement created when you bring our nation’s top collegiate agriculture leaders together to help move AFA’s mission and vision forward,” said Derek Mulhern, AFA program coordinator.

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Jenica Hagler, WSU sophomore in agricultural business and economics,

Rachel Webber, CAHNRS Communications, 509-335-0837,