Ag Week 2018 – March 26-30
monday, March 26
Ag Advocacy Luncheon from 12-1 p.m. in Comer 207, led by Alabama A&M’s Dr. Rudy Pacumbaba focusing on importance of GMOs. Make sure to RSVP to ensure a spot and lunch at go to : https://auburn.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_5d0MrW2lGXsHIkl
Gather up your teams for Block and Bridle’s Ag Olympics at 6:00 pm at the Horse Unit. Teams of four will compete in 12 events to determine who are the Ag Olympians sign up your team at https://docs.google.com/document/d/1X_URX67OlKMFwWImUlUS-dpDuNFFIHbQ-6ta1eoxS8A/edit?usp=drivesdk. Team entry fee is $10. Questions regarding the event can be directed to Katie Kreider at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, March 27
Reverse Career Fair open to Ag Student Club Members from 11 a.m. -2 p.m. at Ham Wilson Arena — 22 Companies will be browsing club displays and speaking with club members about their organizations. Students will be able to share their resume and learn more about career and internship opportunities with each company. If you are a graduate student not involved in a club sign up to be a part of the Graduate Student Table in the google doc. To sign up with your club/organization go to: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/11dcH2EqYBjpVh6YfPKkQ4NmF0Ca_IAo6LENbGLOkdVU/edit?usp=sharing
Undergraduate Research Information Session hosted by the Undergraduate Research Ambassadors from 6 pm -7 pm in 109 Comer Hall. Recent Undergraduate Fellows will have their research poster on display for you to learn more the research of our Undergraduate Research Fellows.
wednesday, march 28
Ag Hill Picnic hosted by AU Collegiate Cattlemen and Cattlewomen from 11 a.m. -1 p.m. on the lawn of Comer Hall. Lunch plates are $10 and include a rib-eye steak sandwich, chips, drink and cookie. Tickets can be bought before the picnic, contact Jensen Burt (email@example.com) and Morgan Graham (firstname.lastname@example.org ) to learn more. Block and Bridle will be hosting a Blood Drive and Bone Marrow Screening from 10 am -2 pm in Comer Hall.
thursday, March 29
Farm Fest hosted by Ag Council, UPC, and Campus Dining from 11 am -2 pm on the Campus Green by the Student Center. Booths include, a petting zoo, sanitation station, local farmers, AUBIE Dots, food from Tiger Dining and local farmers, information on the different departments within the college. This is our outreach event for the week, so invite your friends to stop by to learn more about the agricultural and natural resources industries!
College of Agriculture Student Awards Program from 5-7 p.m. at the ALFA Pavilion — refreshments served.
friday, march 30
PB&J Service Event hosted by Ag Council, Young Farmers and the Alabama Peanut Producers from 9-10 a.m. at the ALFA Pavilion. Students will be competing to make 2,000 PB&J sandwiches to give to those in our community who are food insecure. If you would like to volunteer to be a part of the competition e-mail Megan Ross at email@example.com.
Organic Gardening Club hosting a Camping Trip, Friday, March 30-31 at the Kreher Forest Ecology Preserve. The cost is $15/member and $18/non-member. Dinner and Breakfast are included. For more information and to reserve your spot e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com .
Questions regarding Ag Week can be directed to Will Howard Wendland (firstname.lastname@example.org ) or Caleb Hicks (email@example.com ). Ag Week t-shirts will also be available for purchase the week of the event for $20.