Jackie Eager, a senior at the University of Florida, is an Industry Information intern with Certified Angus Beef LLC (CAB) for fall 2009. Eager is an agricultural communication and leadership development student, with a concentration in meat science.
She works with the CAB team of writers and editors to compose technical and feature articles, and assist with other projects that help communicate the benefits of high-quality beef production.
Eager grew up in Williston, where she gained an appreciation for agriculture through her involvement in the local FFA chapter.
At the University, Eager serves on the intercollegiate meat judging team, and is active in Agricultural Communicators and Leaders of Tomorrow, Gator Collegiate Cattlewomen and the Block and Bridle Club. She has also been recognized on the dean’s list and inducted into Alpha Zeta honor fraternity.
Eager is the first intern from the University of Florida and will complete her fall internship remotely from August to December based in Gainesville..
The Certified Angus Beef Program was formed in 1978 to add value to Angus cattle by providing consumers with consistently flavorful and tender beef. CAB’s 15,000 licensees worldwide currently sell nearly 2 million pounds per day, making CAB the most successful brand of fresh beef in the world and a symbol of excellence to consumers.