COBLESKILL, N.Y. — Twenty seven students from SUNY Cobleskill celebrated their graduation of the MBA program! The Masters of Beef Advocacy program (MBA), funded by the Beef Checkoff is a self-directed online training program designed to equip beef producers and industry allies with the information they need to be everyday advocates for the beef industry. MBA participants complete five courses in beef advocacy, covering topics relating to: The Beef Community, Raising Cattle on Grass, Life in the Feedyard, From Cattle to Beef, and Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner.
Professor Lynn Geoffroy, DVM, requires her students to complete the MBA program for
her animal science class at SUNY Cobleskill. Students have the semester to complete the program that is free to them online by the end of the term.
New York Beef Council Executive Director, Jean O’Toole is then invited to complete program with an MBA graduation for the class further educating the students on how to be better beef and agriculture advocates.
“It’s a great opportunity to get the next generation to tell their story of their family farms and put their education to work, we are excited that Professor Geoffroy has incorporated this program to be part of her curriculum.”
More information about the Masters of Beef Advocacy program is available at https://www.beef.org/mastersofbeefadvocacy.aspx.
–New York Beef Council