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Iowa Postsecondary Agricultural Student Organization (PAS)

The Iowa Postsecondary Agricultural Student Organization (PAS) is an organization associated with agriculture/agribusiness and natural resources offerings in approved postsecondary institutions offering associate degrees or vocational diplomas and/or certificates.

PAS is one of the ten career and technical student organizations that has been approved by the U. S. Department of Education as an integral part of career and technical education. We are affiliated with the National Postsecondary Agricultural Students Organization and live out the motto "Uniting Education and Industry in Agriculture."

What's New
2014 Iowa Leadership Conference

October 9-10, 2014

Iowa Central Community College

Fort Dodge, Iowa


Registration Form Available Here

2015-2016 State Officer Application Available Here

Due to by 5:00pm on

Friday January 30, 2015. 

2013: "Year of the Farmer"

The Ram brand declares 2013 as the Year of the Farmer.


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Ag News / Links
Iowa FFA Foundation
FFA Enrichment Center
National PAS Organization
Iowa Association of Career and Technical Education
ACTE (Association for Career and Technical Education)

New HappeninGS

National PAS Conference
March 12-15, 2014
Best Western - Kelly Inn
St. Cloud, Minnesota 

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National PAS Conference


The national organization was organized in March 1979 under Draft Bylaws. PAS was officially funded in March 1980 in Kansas City, Missouri. PAS of Iowa was originally called Agricultural Career Training of Iowa (ACT) and was organized 1979. It was later renamed to Postsecondary Agricultural Students Organization of Iowa and is celebrating 25 years of growth and success.

Membership consists of members from 13 colleges in Iowa. It is available to students in agriculture/agribusiness/natural resources postsecondary programs. National PAS membership now totals some 1,400 members from 62 Chapters located in 18 states. It is available to students in agriculture/agribusiness/natural resources postsecondary programs in approximately 550 institutions in all 50 states.