Tony Vorster on Graduate School Options for Beginning Agrarians​


Tony Vorster, Research Scientist at Colorado State University (CSU), Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory sits down with host Taylor Muglia to talk details of the new CSU Western Ranch Management and Ecosystem Stewardship Program and options beginning agrarians might have for further education. They discuss the Summer Field Course, the importance of learning alongside peers of diverse specialties, and how to think about the “flavors” of grad school to choose the right path for you.

Music attribution:
Wanderlust by Scott Buckley


1:39 Welcome Tony Vorster
2:04 Tony talking about how he grew up and his college education in ecology
4:55 The Western Ranch Management and Ecosystem Stewardship Program – who is this program for and what all does it entail?
18:50 What does this program prepare people for?
32:10 Fundamental aspects of “What is graduate school?” and how do you decide if that is the right path for you?
41:11 Thanks Tony for taking the time to chat!


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