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Ag communications professor elected treasurer of professional organization

By Robby Edwards
Director of Communications
Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences

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  • Jeff Miller elected treasurer of professional organization for ag communicators
  • Professor of agricultural communications and ACE member since 1995

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FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Jeff Miller, professor of agricultural communications in the University of Arkansas’ Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences, has been elected treasurer by the national membership of the Association for Communication Excellence in Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Life and Human Sciences.

Jefferson Miller
ELECTED -- Jefferson Miller, professor of agricultural communications, has been elected to a 3-year term as treasurer of ACE, the professional organization of agricultural communicators. (UA System Division of Agriculture photo by Fred Miller)

Miller also holds a research appointment with the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture. He teachers several courses in the Department of Agricultural Education, Communications and Technology, manages the student-run Experiential Learning Lab, which provides professional communications services, and focuses research on media coverage of agricultural issues, agricultural communications curriculum development and international rural development.

Miller has been an ACE member since 1995 and will serve as treasurer for three years, from July 2019 to July 2022.

ACE is a professional international association dedicated to the professional development of agricultural communicators in the broad field of agriculture, the environment, food and fiber, family and youth issues and other related aspects. Most members are faculty and staff members at land-grant and sea-grant universities throughout the U.S., including writers, editors, graphic designers, webmasters, broadcasters, information technologists, photographers, administrators, researchers, teachers, videographers and others.

To learn more about Division of Agriculture research, visit the Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station website: Follow us on Twitter at @ArkAgResearchand Instagram at ArkAgResearch.


About the Division of Agriculture

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture’s mission is to strengthen agriculture, communities, and families by connecting trusted research to the adoption of best practices. Through the Agricultural Experiment Station and the Cooperative Extension Service, the Division of Agriculture conducts research and extension work within the nation’s historic land grant education system.

The Division of Agriculture is one of 20 entities within the University of Arkansas System. It has offices in all 75 counties in Arkansas and faculty on five system campuses.

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture offers all its Extension and Research programs to all eligible persons without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital or veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status, and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

About the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences: Bumpers College provides life-changing opportunities to position and prepare graduates who will be leaders in the businesses associated with foods, family, the environment, agriculture, sustainability and human quality of life; and who will be first-choice candidates of employers looking for leaders, innovators, policy makers and entrepreneurs. The college is named for Dale Bumpers, former Arkansas governor and longtime U.S. senator who made the state prominent in national and international agriculture. For more information about Bumpers College, visit our website, and follow us on Twitter at @BumpersCollege and Instagram at BumpersCollege.

Media Contact: Fred Miller
U of A Division of Agriculture
Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station
(479) 575-5647

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