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AgDiscovery Summer Enrichment Program

AgDiscovery Program
AgDiscovery is a two-week summer outreach program to help students learn about careers in animal science, veterinary medicine, agribusiness, regulatory science and plant pathology. Participants, ages 14-17, live on UAPB’s campus and learn about agricultural science from university professors, practicing veterinarians and professionals working for the U.S. government. Students chosen for AgDiscovery participate in hands-on labs, workshops, field trips and other activities. The program is sponsored by the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), a division of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

“The AgDiscovery camp helped me decide what career path I wanted to follow and that UAPB was the college choice for me,” says past AgDiscovery participant and counselor Elaina Buckner. “I attribute my academic success partly to the AgDiscovery program because it opened my eyes to many different career paths in agriculture and in APHIS.”

UAPB AgDiscovery 2023 will be held June 10-23. The program application is available on the USDA-APHIS website. The application deadline is March 31, 2023.

For updates, like and follow the UAPB AgDiscovery Facebook page. For more information, contact Dr. Christopher Mathis at 870-575-8543 or