School of Agriculture

Jana Knupp

Jana Knupp, Instructor of Ag Communication

Knoblauch Hall B21
(309) 298-1246

Jana Knupp earned her Master in Business Administration (MBA) at Western Illinois University in 2004 as well as her B.S. in Agriculture Business in 2002. She has work experience with the Illinois Agricultural Leadership Foundation, WIU Alumni Programs, and the National Pork Producers.

Courses Taught at WIU

  • AGRI 120 Agriculture in Today's Society
  • AGRI 320 Success Strategies in Agriculture
  • AGRI 340 Communicating Agricultural Issues
  • AGRI 420 Personal Development and Leadership in Agriculture

Major Accomplishments

  • Received first place in the 2015, 2016, and 2017 College Aggies Online Agriculture Advocacy contest.

Research Interests

  • Agriculture advocacy, mass marketing, personal development, leadership

Additional Duties

  • Manage social media outlets (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) for the School of Agriculture @WIUAg
  • Faculty advisor for the Collegiate Farm Bureau, Sigma Alpha Professional Agricultural Sorority, and Ag Vocators
  • Co-advisor for the Ag Mech Club
  • Manages recruitment efforts on behalf of the School of Agriculture