ANR Section

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.

National Association


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.




James Wolff

James Wolff

Mathias Ingle

Mathias Ingle

Vice President
Sarah  Hanson

Sarah Hanson

Valerie Clingerman

Valerie Clingerman

Past President

ANR Sub-Committees

  1. Communications – Amanda Mosiman
  2. Search for Excellence – Bryan Overstreet
  3. 4-H & Youth – Corey Roser
  4. Professional Excellence – Nick Held
  5. Public Relations & Ag Awareness – Scott Gabbard
  6. Recognition & Awards – Kelly Heckaman
  7. Scholarship – Bill Horan
  8. Ag Econ & Community Development – Crystal Van Pelt
  9. Agronomy & Pest Management – Kenny Eck
  10. Animal Science – Sara Dzimianksi
  11. Horticulture & Turfgrass – Richard Beckort
  12. Natural Resources & Aquaculture – John Woodmansee
  13. Sustainable Agriculture – Sarah Hanson
  14. Leadership & Administrative Skills – Beth Vansickle
  15. Ag. Issues & Public Relations – Bob Yoder
  16. Early Career Development – Valerie Clingerman
  17. Teaching & Educational Technologies – Jenna Nees
  18. Journal of NACAA – Elysia Rodgers
  19. Life Members – Mike Feree

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