Ag Journeys

Ag from a student’s-eye view.

In the beginning, middle, and end—it’s all about our students. Here’s a glimpse of life in ag for students across our college.

Agribusiness Management

“Nothing creates strong ties like working together to keep a farm in business.” – Isaac Clements

Agricultural and Extension Education

“This is where I was meant to be.” – Madelyn Bentz

Agricultural Science

“The Ag Science major gives me a taste of everything.” – Mitchell Valentin

Animal Science

“There’s a magic at Penn State.” – Caroline Haga

Biological Engineering

“I’ve always liked solving problems.” – Cody Whitebread

BioRenewable Systems

“I discovered that ag is about farming and a whole world more.” – Nelson DiBiase

Community, Environment, and Development

“This isn’t just about building a career. This is about doing what’s right.” – Kelly Beck

Environmental Resource Management

“I couldn’t see myself anywhere else.” – Jillian Barskey

Food Science

“Now, when I look at food, I think, this is science.” – Tyler Chandross-Cohen

Forest Ecosystem Management

“Nothing is boring.” – Sean Freidhof

Immunology and Infectious Disease

“I like my program because it focuses on humans.” – Marissa Moran

Landscape Contracting

“It was beautiful. It was perfect. I did that.” – Kamsi Gerry-Ofor

Pharmacology and Toxicology

“Conserving nature and fighting cancer are two big reasons I’m in Pharmacology and Toxicology.” – Tricia Hojnowski

Plant Sciences

“How is what I’m learning going to benefit others? That’s what ag is all about.” – Gabrielle Henrichs

Turfgrass Science

“The internship and career opportunities aren’t just good—they’re overwhelming.” – Kyle Roach

Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences

“I always saw myself taking care of dogs or cats—you know, the classic veterinarian. Until now.” – Luke Trimble

Wildlife and Fisheries Science

“College is the time to try new things.” – Hunter Kauffman