The California Agriculture Teachers’ Association (CATA) selected the Shasta College Agriculture and Natural Resources program as the Outstanding Ag Program in the Post-Secondary Division for California.
The award was presented on June 22nd at the annual California Agriculture Teachers’ Association conference at Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo. The CATA rankers based community college agriculture programs performance on colleges’ levels of instruction, experiential learning, student organizations, partnerships, and faculty professional growth.
The Shasta College AG/NR program provides experiential learning in a variety of disciplines from Agri Sciences, Forestry, Heavy Equipment Operations to Horticulture/Plant Science. The 100 + acre Farm Laboratory supports the hands on lab experience and a farm internship program for students.
Monday, June 27, 2016
Shasta College ag program receives award
Shasta College's agriculture and natural resources program has been named the best postsecondary ag program in California by an educational organization. From SC instructor Trena Kimler-Richards: