Ag and Natural Resource Extension (ANR) Educators serve as research based, unbiased information source for county and state constituents on a variety of topics including: crops, ag business, livestock, natural resource, horticulture, small farms, urban ag, pesticide use, and land conservation. In partnership with Purdue University subject matter experts, ANR Extension Educators can provide relevant and proven best management practices to address many client's situational needs.
The NACAA strives to:
Advance the professional status of Extension agents and specialists with agriculture-related Extension appointments.
Encourage, promote, and provide professional improvement for all members.
Provide for the exchange of ideas, methods, and techniques.
Represent professional interests of members in matters of public policy and affairs.
Promote public confidence, esteem, and respect for Cooperative Extension.
Recognize professional excellence in Cooperative Extension nationwide.
- Communications – Amanda Mosiman
- Search for Excellence – Bryan Overstreet
- 4-H & Youth – Corey Roser
- Professional Excellence – Nick Held
- Public Relations & Ag Awareness – Scott Gabbard
- Recognition & Awards – Kelly Heckaman
- Scholarship – Bill Horan
- Ag Econ & Community Development – Crystal Van Pelt
- Agronomy & Pest Management – Kenny Eck
- Animal Science – Sara Dzimianksi
- Horticulture & Turfgrass – Richard Beckort
- Natural Resources & Aquaculture – John Woodmansee
- Sustainable Agriculture – Sarah Hanson
- Leadership & Administrative Skills – Beth Vansickle
- Ag. Issues & Public Relations – Bob Yoder
- Early Career Development – Valerie Clingerman
- Teaching & Educational Technologies – Jenna Nees
- Journal of NACAA – Elysia Rodgers
- Life Members – Mike Feree