Megan Harper: Where are they now?

Returned AgriCorps Fellow: Megan Harper Placement: Booker Washington Institute & Post-Secondary Professional Program, Kakata, Margibi County, Liberia Class: 4 (2017-18) What are you up to now? Tell us about your day-to-day duties. I am currently a graduate student at Texas A & M studying for a Master of Science in Agricultural Economics. Day to day […]

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Cody Jones: Where are they now?

Returned AgriCorps Fellow: Cody Jones Placement: OB Junior High School, Obomofodensua, Eastern Region, Ghana Class: 2 (2015-16) What are you up to now? Tell us about your day-to-day duties. Today I raise livestock, my main focus is producing profitable pounds of meat from pasture. I currently raise and sell low input registered Black Angus cattle […]

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Dustin Homan: Where are they now?

Returned AgriCorps Fellow: Dustin Homan Placement: 4-H Ghana Office, Koforidua, Eastern Region, Ghana Class: 1 (2014-15) What are you up to now? Tell us about your day-to-day duties. I am a Program Manager for Ohio State University Extension – 4-H Youth Development. Part of my role is to help start and sustain 4-H-like organizations in […]

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Just me and my jacket

It wasn’t uncommon for high schoolers to wear the FFA jacket as an everyday jacket in the 70s. My first jacket was less than $20 and served me well for many years. My jacket is over 40 years old and since it is FFA Week, I thought I’d share a few of the journeys my […]

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Anna Glenn: Where are they now?

Returned AgriCorps Fellow: Anna Glenn Placement: Booker Washington Institute, Kakata, Liberia Class: 3 (2016-17) What are you up to now? Tell us about your day-to-day duties. Currently, I am still living in Liberia with my husband Nathan. We now work for a faith-based agriculture development NGO called Hope in the Harvest. Through Hope in the Harvest, […]

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Melissa Tabke: Where are they now?

Returned AgriCorps Fellow: Melissa Tabke Placement: AgriCorps Fellow and 4-H Ghana Liaison and Country Director for Liberia What are you up to now? I work for Colorado State University Extension as a 4-H Agent in Mesa County, Colorado. 4-H programming, volunteer management, a lot of communication between entities is all part of my daily routine. […]

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Kelsey Knight: Where are they now?

Returned AgriCorps Fellow: Kelsey Knight Placement: Korm Junior High School, Korm, Eastern Region, Ghana Class: 2 (2015-16) What are you up to now? I am now working on my Masters in Agricultural Education at Oregon State University. I am a graduate teaching assistant so I split my time between teaching related tasks (instructing, grading, developing […]

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Sarah Tweeten: Where are they now?

Returned AgriCorps Fellow: Sarah Tweeten Placement: Kumbungu Senior High School, Kumbungu, Northern Region, Ghana Class: 2 (2015-16) What are you up to now? Tell us about your day-to-day duties. I now work for Cerro Gordo County Farm Bureau in northern Iowa where I serve as the Office Administrator. In addition to my daily administrative duties, […]

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Mark Rippke: Where are they now?

Returned AgriCorps Fellow: Mark Rippke Placement: Buipe Senior High School, Buipe, Northern Region, Ghana Class: 3 (2016-17) What are you up to now? Tell us about your day-to-day duties. I’m currently working seasonal jobs in wine production. Last fall, I worked at Alta Colina winery in Paso Robles, California and currently working at Sileni Wines […]

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AgriCorps Expands Mission to Advocate for International Agricultural Education

WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 22, 2019) — After five years of successful impact, AgriCorps is expanding its mission to better advocate for school-based agricultural education as a means to fight hunger and poverty in developing countries. In partnership with 4-H Ghana and 4-H Liberia, AgriCorps has demonstrated that youth are an effective entry point into a […]

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