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Agricultural Science Students Gain Experience and Passion at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo

By: Caitlin Powers The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo provides students with great opportunities through not only scholarships but internships as well. Agricultural Science students interned with the Show as  judge’s assistants for the Agricultural Mechanics Show in March. “This is a very valuable learning experience for someone considering a career in agricultural education-especially someone interested in teaching agricultural mechanics,” sophomore agricultural science major, Ian Sprouse said. The Agricultural Mechanics Show provides Texas 4-H and FFA members with an opportunity to display their constructed agricultural mechanics projects. Projects… Read More →

Aggie Interns Vital to Success of Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo

By: Mollie Lastovica For most, Spring means warmer weather, bright colors and eager anticipation of summer. However, for the city of Houston, the Spring represents a step back in time and rebirth of western heritage through the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. With that comes a  longstanding relationship with Texas A&M University. Over 100 students within the Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communications worked as interns for the Show between Feb. 25 and March 17. “We have been partnering with the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo since… Read More →

Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo Internship

Students from all areas of the University are eligible to participate as interns at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ each year. This year’s show runs February 28 – March 18, 2012. Deb Dunsford, AGCJ faculty, works with HLSR each year to oversee the day to day Aggie intern activities and assignments. Other Texas A&M faculty and staff help with the show by serving as judges for livestock and agricultural events. Students have the opportunity to participate as interns in the Capital One™ Bank AGVENTURE exhibit, which showcases… Read More →