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Student Organizations

Students in the Department of Agriculture have countless opportunities to become actively involved in campus organizations that assist in the development of their leadership skills.  These organizations allow students to meet others with similar interests, skill sets and career goals.  Student activities in the department also allow the opportunity to further develop a personal relationship with faculty members. 

Organization Meeting Dates Time Location Club Advisor Club President
Ag Systems Association 1st Tue. of month 6:00 PM AG 221 Dr. Saucier Eric Minnick
Beekeeping Greenhouse Dr. Cade
Block and Bridle 1st Wed. of month 6:30 PM 204 Dr. Richardson
Bobcat Blend Composting Thursdays 8:00 PM Tantra Coffee House Dr. Cade Neil Kaufman
Collegiate FFA Last Thu. of month 6:00 PM AG 204 Dr. Morrish Casey Roe
Equestrian Club monthly on Sun. 7:00 PM Ms. Kristi Boyd Hanna Blackburn
Horticulture Club Every other Thu. 5:00 PM Greenhouse Dr. Cade Laura Moreno
MANRRS Last Tue. of month 6:00 PM AG 204 Dr. Saucier
Polo Club Scrimmage on Fri. 5:30 PM County Line Polo Club Dr. Cade Kelly Bringle
Pre-Vet Society Every other Monday 6:30 PM AG 202 Dr. Bonner Lynanne Melton
Delta Tau Alpha Honor Society, invitation only Dr. Richardson
Pi Alpha Xi Honor Society, invitation only Dr. Cade

 Agriculture Ambassadors

Agriculture Ambassadors are students that assist in the promotion of the Department of Agriculture to prospective students and the public. Through their activities, Ambassadors promote the department, student life, Texas State, careers in agriculture, and the value of higher education. Ambassador activities take place on the Texas State campus, the state of Texas, and occasionally out of state.

For more information or to join contact Club President Brittany Rivera at br1250@txstate.edu or 210-710-1857. Dues are $20 per year, or $15 per semester.


2013-2014 Texas State University Agriculture Ambassadors

Collegiate FFA

This is an organization for students that are former members or have an interest in Agriculture Education and the National FFA Organization. The chapter sponsors numerous educational and social activities for members. Past activities include Homecoming events, Rabies Drive, numerous community services including Toys 4 Tots and food drives, along with hosting an annual Invitational Career Development Contest for Texas FFA members.


Delta Tau Alpha

Delta Tau Alpha (DTA) is the National Agriculture Honor Society of men and women who are scholastically banded in their recognition and promotion of high standards in scholarship, leadership, and character among agriculture students. Members enjoy experiences ranging from fellowship in group outings to attending the National Convention, and are supportive of anything that promotes the profession of agriculture. Delta Tau Alpha's are recognized across campus as students who have succeeded not only scholastically, but as individuals as well.


Texas State CDE Invitational

Hortus Colere

The Horticulture Club is dedicated to the interest and teachings of plant cultivation, focusing on sustainable practices.  Our goals include serving the community as well as creating a fun, enjoyable environment for fellow plant lovers.  We are driven to help sustain our lives, the school and the local community using agricultural practices, as well as getting a little muddy and dirty.  The club is open to all majors and persons at Texas State University (students, faculty and staff).  We encourage you to stop by any meeting if you are interested!

Our meetings for the fall semester of 2013 are every other Thursday (9/26, 10/10, 10/24, etc.) at 5:15 p.m. in the NEW Agriculture Greenhouse at the intersection of Lindsey and North St.

For any questions or concerns, please contact the organization President, Laura Moreno, at lm1537@txstate.edu.

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Pre-Vet Society

The Pre-Vet Society is designed to assist the student in building resumes and current skills in order to be competitive in experience and applied knowledge when preparing to apply to a Veterinary Program. Student activities include an annual symposium, dog wash, as well as strategic industry field trips.

prevettxstate@yahoo.com for detailed membership information and a calendar of events.


Pre-Vet Society Members at Ag Awareness Party on the Quad