Combining Youth, Passion, and Resources for Environmental Science Studies
The focus of the CYPRESS project is to create a seamless pipeline from middle to high school for underrepresented youth to explore Agriculture careers and professions, and promote students to pursue Agriculture majors while in college. In addition, generate interest in natural resource, environmental science and agricultural career fields among diverse populations of middle/high school students and develop an informed public concerning food and agricultural sciences issues, such as science teachers, guidance counselors, and parents. Moreover, exposed students to a revised Ag curriculum, 4-H/Junior MANRRS After-school programs and summer camps to promote future agricultural careers that will increase the amount of professionals in the Ag workforce.
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