STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS in the DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURAL AND RESOURCE ECONOMICS
The Colorado State University AgriBusiness Association is an organization devoted to the education and further understanding of agricultural business through club-sponsored meetings, volunteer activities, competitive events, speakers and industry tours.
Advisors: Marshall Frasier and Katie Hartmann
Collegiate Farm Bureau
This organization gives students the opportunity to become involved in Farm Bureau while learning about agricultural issues and policies as well as developing future leaders for the agricultural industry. The Bureau’s purpose is to make the business of farming more profitable, and the community a better place to live. Farm Bureau provides an organization in which members may secure the benefits of united efforts in a way which could never be accomplished through individual effort. Advisors: Amanda Countryman and Melanie Calderwood
DARE Graduate Student Association
The DARE Graduate Student Association (GSA) is an informal group whose purpose is to provide an opportunity for current, prospective, and alumni graduate students to interact and network with other students and professors, and to address the day-to-day issues faced by these students. The GSA provides a conduit which facilitates communication between students and faculty in order to ensure a smooth and easy transition into the department, as well as through every day life as a graduate student. The GSA also organizes several recreational activities which range from hiking trips to barbecues to evenings out in Historic Fort Collins. Advisor: Marco Costanigro; Student President: Anders Van Sandt
Premier Farm Credit Student Board of Directors
Premier Farm Credit Student Board of Directors is a partnership between CSU and Premier Farm Credit to increase the opportunities to apply agricultural finance skills that the students are learning in class to real world applications. Advisors: Alessandro Bonanno and Becky Hill
Food Distribution and Research Society Case Study Team
The team prepares by learning about important food market trends and methods for analysis. At the FDRS national meetings, they are presented with a case study from a key industry player in the region where the meetings are held, and have one day to provide a strategic plan for them to address a defined challenge. The team can be comprised of undergraduate and Master’s students. Faculty Advisor: Dawn Thilmany
There are over 300 student organizations at CSU. Visit the SLiCE website for more organizations.