Find your place, engage your community, develop your skills
The William H. Darr College of Agriculture sponsors 13 student organizations that focus on professional development, academic excellence and community involvement. Joining one or more of these organizations provides you with numerous leadership and networking opportunities. Make the most of your college years by getting involved within your major and your community!
Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow
Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow is a professional organization that strives to prepare students for the real world through the development of communication skills. We attend professional development conferences to network and create new opportunities to help students obtain practical skills for future internships and jobs.
Faculty Advisors: Katelyn McCoy
The Agronomy Club provides opportunities for you to sharpen leadership, cooperation and communication skills. Club members gain exposure to career opportunities and network with professional who are helpful in the pursuit of an agronomy career.
Faculty Advisors: Michael Burton, Melissa Bledsoe and Will McClain
Alpha Gamma Rho
The Beta Omega Chapter of Alpha Gamma Rho is both a social and professional fraternity bringing future professionals of the food, fiber and natural resources industry together. Membership in Alpha Gamma Rho is restricted to those students who are pursuing an agricultural related major.
Faculty Advisor: Mike Goerndt
Alpha Gamma Sigma
Alpha Gamma Sigma has been Missouri State’s professional and social agriculture fraternity since 1969. Membership in Alpha Gamma Sigma is not restricted solely to agriculture majors, but an appreciation for agriculture bonds all members.
Beekeepers of MSU
Faculty Advisor: Chris Barnhart
Block and Bridle Club
The Block and Bridle Club strives to promote the profession of animal science, educate students on livestock production, provide a group for students with common interests and to promote the academic programs of the William H. Darr College of Agriculture.
Faculty Advisors: Mike Klem
Collegiate Farm Bureau
The Collegiate Farm Bureau Club is designed to build a bridge between agricultural production, business interests, and local, state and national government. The Collegiate Farm Bureau seeks to keep informed of current agriculture issues and trends, while connecting you to the Missouri Farm Bureau and American Farm Bureau.
Faculty Advisor: Jim Bellis and Nichole Busdieker-Jesse
Collegiate FFA is a club for any major on campus who wants to continue their involvement in FFA. Collegiate FFA is an opportunity for students to continue to build leadership and communication skills, participate in service projects and social activities, and recruit prospective students. The Club runs the Missouri State University agriculture booth at State and National FFA Conventions. Members also get an opportunity to work District FFA contests and proctor the National Parliamentary Procedure Contest at the National FFA Convention.
Faculty Advisor: James Hutter
Delta Tau Alpha
DTA strives to promote and recognize high standards of scholarship, leadership and character among agricultural students.
Faculty Advisor: Nichole Busdieker-Jesse
Faculty Advisor: Michael Goerndt
Horsemen’s Association is an organization for students with a common interest in horses. All horse enthusiasts, regardless of experience level, are welcome. We strive to provide educational, leadership, social and service opportunities for our members.
Faculty Advisor: Natalie Mook
MSU Cattlemen's Association
MSU Fishing Team
Faculty Advisors: Will McClain
The Pre-Veterinary Club promotes interest in the field of veterinary medicine and assists you in gaining admission to the veterinary school of your choice. Through this club, you will stay informed on animal science issues, interact with fellow students and network with faculty, who help you achieve your educational goals.
Faculty Advisor: Lacy Sukovaty
Ranch Horse Team
The Alpha XI of Sigma Alpha promotes women in agriculture and strengthens friendship among them. Members strive for leadership, scholarship and service.
Staff Advisor: Christi Sudbrock
Trap and Skeet Team
Faculty Advisor: Jim Bellis
The Wildlife Society of Missouri State prepares you for careers in wildlife biology, conservation and management; encourages professionalism and high standards for scholarship; and provides opportunities for improved communication among local members, other student chapter members and the Wildlife Society.
Faculty Advisor: Michael Burton and Lynn Robbins