JUNE 17–27, 2019
Learn about career opportunities and possibilities in animal and plant health, including agricultural sciences, veterinary sciences, animal and plant disease eradication, plant pathology, entomology, aquaculture, and the benefits of using drones in agriculture. Students will experience many aspects of agribusiness and college campus life through various field and lab activities. The program begins at the University of Arizona satellite campus in Yuma, AZ, and ends at the University of Arizona’s main campus in Tucson. Students selected to participate must be able to tolerate extreme summer temperatures.
The University of Arizona (UA) is a premier, public research university. Established in 1885 as the first university in Arizona and the State’s land-grant university, UA is building a better Arizona through access, quality, and discovery. As the primary land-grant component of the university, the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences administers a variety of programs at its regional Agricultural Centers and engages in cooperative extension efforts with Federal, State, and county governments and agencies. These efforts enhance agriculture, the environment, natural resources, family and youth well-being, and the development of local communities.