Alpha Gamma Rho is an international agricultural interest fraternity. The fraternity was founded in 1908 by the merging of two fraternities, Alpha Gamma Rho of Ohio State University and Delta Rho Sigma of the University of Illinois. In 1923 the fraternity accepted a charter for Phi Chapter at the University of California, Davis - this chapter is the first and oldest fraternity on campus; the house celebrates its anniversary each year on Picnic Day

Alpha Gamma Rho is home to students of all majors and backgrounds that share similar interests in agriculture. Members may choose to live off campus in the fraternity house at 1111 Drake Drive near the Drake Apartments. The house is located next to a Unitrans bus stop.

Alpha Gamma Rho offers a $1000 scholarship for undergraduate students attending their first year at the university.

Davis Alpha Gamma Rho Website

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About AGR

Alpha Gamma Rho is a social and professional, agriculture interest fraternity. 

Alpha Gamma Rho National Website


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Davis Aggies California Waterfowl Association

Alpha Gamma Rho coordinates and volunteers at the annual UC Davis Field Day

Notable Alumni

Orville Redenbacher (Purdue University) - popcorn magnate Rick Perry (Texas A&M) - Governor of Texas Samuel Brownback - (Alpha Zeta) Governor of the State of Kansas Norman Borlaug - Nobel Peace Prize winner Peter Oppenheimer - (Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, Chi Chapter) C.F.O., Apple Inc. James Cash Penney (University of Missouri) - founder of JC Penney Department Stores Donnie Smith (University of Tennessee - Knoxville) Chief Executive Officer of Tyson Foods Allie Reynolds (Oklahoma State) - Professional baseball player Spud Chandler (University of Georgia, Alpha Eta) - Professional baseball player Scott Hatteberg (Washington State University) - Professional baseball player


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