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Agriculture Academic & Student Programs
University of Wyoming
Department #3354
1000 E. University Ave.
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: (307) 766-4135
Email: ag-college@uwyo.edu

Clubs and Organizations in Agriculture

Extracurricular activities add fun and new challenges to your college experience. Many activities can enhance your professional future because of the leadership opportunities you'll have. The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources has many clubs and organizations from which to choose, as well as competitive teams and both an agriculture-related fraternity and sorority.

Clubs and Organizations

  • ACRES Student Farm:
    The Student Farm is a University of Wyoming student-managed agricultural operation that provides quality nutritious food for the local community.
    Website: ACRES Student Farm
  • Ag Ambassadors:
    Members promote the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources and special emphasis is placed on recruiting prospective students.
    Contact: Office of Academic and Student Programs (307-766-4135)
    Website: Ag Ambassadors
  • Agroecology Club:
    Interested students have the opportunity to learn more about natural resources and agricultural ecosystems.
    Contacts: Department of Plant Sciences (307-766-3103) and Department of Ecosystem Science and Management (307-766-2263)
  • American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences:
    Students engaged in any of the family and consumer sciences options may interact with other students who have similar interests.
    Contact: Department of Family and Consumer Sciences (307-766-4145)
    Website: American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Block-n-Bridle Club:
    Members promote leadership and public relations within the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources and, specifically, the Department of Animal Science.
    Contact: Department of Animal Science (307-766-2224)
    Website: Block-n-Bridle Club
  • Collegiate FFA:
    Students have an opportunity to develop skills used by agricultural educators.
    Contact: Kris Brewer (307-766-6645)
  • Collegiate 4-H Club:
    Members work on campus and in the community to help other young people and provide leadership opportunities for the 4-H program.
    Contact: State 4-H Office (307-766-5170)
  • Collegiate Horsemen's Association:
    The Horsemen's serves as a leadership and educational chapter of the American Collegiate Horsemen's Association and is thought as the "horseless horse group".
    Contact: Department of Animal Science (307-307-766-2224)
    Website: Collegiate Horsemen's Association
  • Equestrian Team (Intercollegiate Horse Show Association):
    The Equestrian Club offers coed competition for Hunter Seat Equitation and Western Horsemanship in Zone 8 Region 5 of the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association. IHSA offers classes for all levels of riders ranging from beginners to riders who have qualified for nationally ranked shows.
    Contact: Brenda Alexander (307-307-766-6278)
    Website: Equestrian Team
  • Fitting and Showing Club:
    Members educate 4-H and FFA members about proper handling practices, promote livestock and the showing industry, and develop leadership skills.
    Contact: Department of Animal Science (307-766-2224)
  • Food Science Club:
    Members learn about the food and meat industries by participating in food plant tours and regional and national food science and meat events. They also take part in smoked turkey sales, catering events, and roaster pig catering.
    Contact: Department of Animal Science (307-766-2224)
    Website: Food Science Club
  • Gamma Sigma Delta:
    is an organization having as its objectives the advancement of agriculture in all its phases, the maintenance and improvement of the relations of agriculture and related sciences to other industries, and the recognition of the responsibilities of those engaged in all aspects of agriculture to humankind. Our Society seeks to encourage high standards of scholarship and worthy achievements in all branches of the agricultural and related sciences as well as a high degree of excellence in the practice of agricultural pursuits.
    Contact: Academic and Student Programs (307-766-4135)
    Website: Gamma Sigma Delta Website
  • Microbiology Club:
    Students interested in biology and biotechnology research have an opportunity to interact with other students who have similar interests.
    Contact: Microbiology Program Coordinator (307-766-2029)
  • Phi Upsilon Omicron Honorary:
    This honorary organization gives service to family and consumer sciences professions and offers students leadership opportunities.
    Contact: Department of Family and Consumer Sciences (307-766-4145)
  • Pre-Vet Club:
    Students involved in studying veterinary medicine gain insight and hints concerning veterinary careers.
    Contact: Department of Veterinary Sciences (307-742-6638)
  • Ranch Horse Team:
    The UW Ranch Horse Team strives to educate those interested in the versatility of a stock horse. The goal of ranch horse is to preserve the heritage and tradition of the functional ranch horse while showing its purpose with a competitive edge.
    Contact: Department of Animal Science (307-766-2224)
    Website: Ranch Horse Team
  • Range Club:
    Members gain an understanding of the range management profession and participate in the student section of the Society of Range Management.
    Contact: Department of Ecosystem Science and Management (307-766-2263)
  • ROaR! - Restoration Outreach and Research!:
    We provide a venue in which undergraduate and graduate students with an interest in reclamation and restoration of disturbed lands can assist local organizations on projects while gaining skills for success in their future careers and networking with others in the field.
    Contact: Pete Stahl (307-766-2179) or Kristina Hufford (307-766-5587)
    Website: ROaR
  • Rodeo Club and Team:
    Students interested in collegiate rodeo receive information and opportunities for intercollegiate rodeo competition.
    Contact: George Howard, UW rodeo coach (307-766-4171)
    Website: Rodeo
  • Shotgun Sports Club:
    The Shotgun Sports Club provides shooting opportunities for individuals with all degrees of experience. The club participates in international trap/skeet, American trap/skeet, five stand, sporting clays, and doubles trap.
    Contact: Dan Asker (509-233-3248) or Paul Ludden (307-760-2514)
    Website: Shotgun Sports Club
  • Student Dietetic Association:
    Students interested in nutrition and healthy lifestyles have a chance to interact academically and socially with students who have similar interests.
    Contact: Department of Family and Consumer Sciences (307-766-4145)
  • Wyoming Collegiate Cattle Association:
    To promote beef consumption, educate public campus about beef production, stewardship, food safety, animal welfare and nutrition.
    Contact: Department of Animal Science (307-766-2224)

Animal Science Judging Teams:

Rangeland Ecology and Watershed Management Teams:

  • Plant Identification Team
  • Undergraduate Range Exam Team

Agriculture-Related Fraternities/Sororities

  • Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity:
    AGR is a national agriculture fraternity for students with majors and career goals in agriculture or related fields.
    Contact: AGR (307-745-7771)
    Website: Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity
  • Farmhouse Fraternity:
    An international fraternity with a traditional background in agriculture but open to men with all majors and career goals.
  • Sigma Alpha Sorority:
    Sigma Alpha is a professional sorority organized to foster the study of agriculture among women by promoting scholarship, leadership, service and fellowship.
    Contact: Office of Academic and Student Programs (307-766-4135)
    Website: Sigma Alpha Sorority

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