College AG Preview Days hosted by Blackhawk Technical College Monroe Campus

Agricultural College Preview Day


College Preview Day is an opportunity for students and graduates in southern Wisconsin to check out each of the area agricultural colleges and the programs that they offer. The day will also feature a variety of workshops on agricultural careers, industry expectations, and college entrance information. The event’s keynote speaker is Pam Jahnke of the Wisconsin Farm Report. The day will conclude with a tour of Badger State Ethanol.  There is no cost for this event.

Agricultural College Preview Day Agenda (Preliminary)

Friday, November 30, 2012

8:00 am – 9:00 am:  Exhibitor Setup              

9:00 am - 1:00 pm:  Exhibitor Hall Opens        

9:00 am: Students arrive, opportunity to mingle with college representatives at their booths

10:00 am - Noon: Workshops

  • Ag Career Opportunities ( Why Ag)
  • College 101( Financial aid and the need to know things about college)
  • Industry Expectations (Panel discussion) (4 industry Human Resource leaders)
  • Confessions of a College Recruiter (Things every student should know)

10:00 am - Noon: Students will be able to continue conversations with individual colleges if they choose.  They will not be required to attend workshops if they are still speaking with college representatives.

Noon: Lunch/keynote speaker- Pam Jahnke- WI Farm Report

1:15 pm: Tour of Badger State Ethanol