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Hear from professional speakers and enjoy food and live music while you celebrate culture and diversity in agriculture! Celebrate AgriCULTURE, hosted by our Ferguson College of Agriculture Multicultural Programs Leaders, will expand your understanding of culture, diversity and inclusion in the agriculture, food and natural resource industries.
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Professionals in Agriculture Panel

Hear from industry leaders as they discuss topics in education, entrepenurialism and agricultural policy. These speakers represent several diverse sectors in the agricultural industry and are excited to share their knowledge with you. 

Lauren Brock is an OSU animal science graduate, former OSU Rodeo Team member and the owner of LMB Tack.  She began her journey as an entrepenuer during her time in the Ferguson College of Agriculture braiding custom mule tape tack. Today, Brock is working to grow a team of local braiders and continue to expand LMB Tack.

JanLee Rowlett earned her bachelors degree in animal science from OSU and currently serves as Deputy Commissioner at the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry. Prior to her work at the agency, she earned her juris doctorate from Washburn University School of Law and served as the government relations manager for the Iowa Cattlemen's Association. Rowlett grew up as a 4th generation producer on her family's Angus cattle ranch in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee. 

Chandler Steele is a Research and Development Food Scientist II at Tyson Foods in Springdale, Arkansas. Steele earned her bachelors degree in animal science from OSU, during her time as a student she competed on the Meat Science Judging Team and Meat Animal Evaluation Team. She then continued her education at Texas A&M, earning her masters degree in animal science where she conducted research in beef quality and food safety. While in gradute school, Steele also served as the President of the American Meat Science Association Student Board of Directors. 

Get Involved with OSU Livestock Units

Join us as OSU Herd Managers share the best ways to get involved with their respective facilities. Learn about daily operations and the objectives of OSU's Livestock Units.

Marissa Chapa
OSU Equine Herd Manager

Jim Coakley
OSU Swine Herd Manager

Leanne Robison
OSU Dairy Cattle Herd Manager

Jeremy Leister
Purebred Beef Unit Manager

Live Music with Creekland

Creekland
Join us for the grand finale of Celebrate AgriCULTURE 2022! Creekland, a Stillwater rock band, will perform live in the Totusek Arena. 

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