MANHATTAN, Kan. — Class 4 of Kansas Corn Collegiate Academy recently returned from a trip to Northwest Kansas where they learned more about technology, water and livestock. The Kansas Corn Collegiate Academy gives college students the opportunity to dive deeper into the corn industry and learn more about future career opportunities.
The group has now participated in two sessions, the first in the Wichita area and the second in northwest Kansas. At the first session, the students spent time at an ethanol plant, took a trip to a grain terminal and visited with multiple professionals within the industry. At the second session, students visited a corn flaking facility, learned about new technology development, met with the Mexican Consulate, spent time at a dairy and visited with KCGA President, Brent Rogers near Hoxie.
“Students involved in Collegiate Academy get the opportunity to experience many different aspects of agriculture while talking to a wide variety of professionals to learn about the agriculture industry. Students will learn about new avenues within the industry to find their future careers.” Director of Market and Leadership Development, Emily Koop said.
Collegiate Academy strives to create opportunities for students while exposing them to the wide range of careers within the agriculture industry. By learning from industry professionals and influencers within our state, students get to see many professions tied to not only corn but the agriculture industry as a whole.
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