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National Agriculture in the Classroom

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Summary 2020 —

State Contact

VACANT

Innovative Programming Conducted and Educational Resources Developed

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Major Program Impacts or Outcomes

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Program Leader Biosketch

Lynda Danos is the Ag in the Classroom State Coordinator for Louisiana Farm Bureau.

Lynda has been with Louisiana Farm Bureau since 1998. Prior to joining the LFBF staff, Lynda taught high school physical science and biology for ten years.

A native of Thibodaux, Louisiana, Lynda holds a B.S. in science education from Nicholls State University. She is also a graduate of the LSU AgCenter Agricultural Leadership Development Program.

Lynda had served as National Agriculture in the Classroom Organization (NAITCO) state contact for Louisiana for 23 years. She has been active with NAITCO where she has served as the Southern Region Representative, hosted a National Conference and served on various Ad Hoc committees.

Lynda believes strongly in agriculture education. She was recently appointed to the Louisiana FFA Foundation Board of Directors. She has also been awarded the Honorary American FFA Degree from the National FFA Organization.

She also serves as one of the two Louisiana representatives on the Council for Agricultural Research, Extension and Teaching (CARET) with the USDA-NIFA. In this capacity, Lynda advocates for the Land Grant University System in Washington DC.