IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY
JULY 6-19, 2014
AgDiscovery is an Outreach program to help students learn about careers in animal science, veterinary medicine, agribusiness and plant pathology. This is a 2-week residential program for high school students ages 14-17. Admission to the program is highly competitive and open to youths from across the USA. Students learn about the interconnections among wildlife biology and conservation, laboratory techology and diagnositics, animal science, and veterinary medicine. Every student has hands-on experiences on the farm, in wildlife envionments, in the laboratory, workshops, field trips and other group and team building activities. Participants learn from university professionals, practicing veterinarians and professionals working for the U.S. government.
Funding is provided by several USDA, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service programs.
View the AgDiscovery Brochure to learn more.
Dr. Rebecca Christoffel