Sherry Blackmon was selected among winners at USDA 2014 Agricultural Outlook Forum Student Diversity Program


Posted on 01/29/2014 Archive: general

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the selection of 30 university students to attend USDA's 2014 Agricultural Outlook Forum, titled "The Changing Face of Agriculture," to be held Feb. 20- 21, 2014, at the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel in Arlington, Va. Twenty university juniors and seniors were chosen on the basis of their essays on "Agriculture as a Career," and 10 graduate students were selected for their response to "The Greatest Challenge Facing Agriculture over the Next Five Years."

Sherry Blackmon, a DVM-PhD student from our lab, has been awarded among 10 graduate student winners. Congratulations, Sherry! Read more