HCS Student participates in Congressional Visit Day

March 18, 2019

Approximately 70 individuals from across the nation arrived on Capitol Hill March 4th for the Congressional Visit Day hosted by the Tri-Societies (ASA, CSSA, SSSA). These visits were to ask two things from the legislators:

  1. To fund AFRI with $445 million dollars for the FY2020
  2. To fund $5 million for the new Competitive Equipment Grant Program for FY2020

Representing Ohio was agronomy Sustianable Plant Systems undergraduate student, Rose Vagedes, CFAES Associate Dean Gary Pierzynski, and SENR graduate student, Tania Burgos Hernandez.