Student Organizations

Find your place, engage your community, develop your skills

The Darr College of Agriculture sponsors 16 student organizations that focus on professional development, academic excellence and community involvement. Joining one or more of these organizations provides you with 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 and Kelsi Opat

Agronomy Club

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​​​​​​​

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.

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

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

Forestry Club

Faculty Advisor: Michael Goerndt

Horsemen's Association

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

Horticulture Club

Faculty Advisors: Clydette Alsup-Egbers, Melissa Bledsoe and Will McClain

MSU Cattlemen's Association 

Faculty Advisors: Mike Klem, and Beth Walker

MSU Fishing Team

Faculty Advisors: Will McClain

Pre-Veterinary Club

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

Faculty Advisor: Gary Webb and Will Boyer

Sigma Alpha

The Alpha Xi Chapter of Sigma Alpha Professional Agricultural Sorority promotes the development of excellence in women in agriculture and strengthens friendship among them. Members strive for scholarship, leadership, fellowship and service. Sorority members plan professional, philanthropy, social and sisterhood events. 
Faculty Advisors: Katelyn McCoy and Christi Sudbrock

Wildlife Society

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