Ag Week 2019 – March 25-29

 

Monday, March 25


OUR WORK SEMINAR featuring a Young Ag Alumni Panel
FREE LUNCH, 12:00 pm -1:00 pm in 207 Comer Hall

    Panelists:
    1) Brady Peek, Crop and Soils Graduate,  Owner of Peek Farms & Salesman with Peek Equipment
    2) Marlee Moore, Ag Communications Graduate, Director of Multimedia Content, Alabama Farmers        
        Federation
    3) Anna Leigh Peek, Ag Communications Graduate, Regional Recruiter & Trainer at Nutrien Ag Solutions
    4) Sarah Stephenson Wilbourn, Poultry Science Graduate, Food Service Sales Manager, Wayne Farms
    5) Andrew Pinyan, Ag Economics Graduate, Loan Officer with Alabama Farm Credit

 RSVP at https://aub.ie/ourworklunch                   

 

Tuesday, March 26


Ag Olympics hosted by Block & Bridle
6:00 pm at the Horse Unit,
1235 Wire Road

Teams of 4 (1 team member needs to be female). Team Registration is $8.00
We are encouraging each organization to have at least one team compete!
Young Farmers will be doing a raffle during the event and will be giving away merchandise and gift cards –get a ticket at the door — must be present to win!
FREE PIZZA will be served!

Register at:   https://aub.ie/agolympics   

 

National Agricultural Marketing Association -Student Marketing Presentation
3:00 pm at the  Charles C. Miller Jr. Poultry Research & Education Center, 1088 Auburn Lakes Road

Students, Faculty, and Staff are invited to attend the NAMA Student Presentation – Students in NAMA will practice their presentation for their upcoming Student Marketing Competition at the Agri-Marketing Conference in April. This will be a great opportunity to learn more about NAMA and how you can get involved.


Wednesday, March 27


Ag Hill Picnic hosted by Collegiate Cattlemen & Cattlewomen
11:00 am -1:00 pm, Lawn of Comer Hall

Tickets are $8.00 includes a hamburger, chips, drink, and dessert –purchase tickets at the event.

 

Thursday, March 28


Beyond the Farm Event Hosted by Ag COuncil, Campus Dining & Office of Sustainability
11:00 am -2:00 pm, Campus Green

Ag Council along with the Office of Campus Dining and the Office of Sustainability are hosting Beyond the Farm on Thursday, March 28 from 11 am -2 pm on the Student Center Greenspace. We’ll have over 25 clubs/organizations at the event. The event’s objective is to highlight Agriculture and Auburn Foods. We hope to educate people about where there food comes from and  what role agriculture plays in making sure their food is safe.

Exhibits are listed below. Featured exhibits include a Petting Zoo, a Bonnie Plants plant give-a-way, a creating your own AL dirt shirt booth, a composting information booth, live music and more –Campus Dining will also have local farmers giving away free food — So from plants to animals to the food you eat on AU’s campus we’ve got you covered  so join us for this fun event.

 

Student Awards Program hosted by the College of Agriculture
5:00 pm -7:00 pm, CASIC Building

The College of Agriculture will be recognizing student achievements at our second annual awards program. All students are invited to attend. To RSVP e-mail Megan Ross at mhr0001@auburn.edu. We will be recognizing Club of the Year and Club Advisor of the Year at this program.

Friday, March 29


ALABAMA FARM CREDIT FARM & INDUSTRY TOUR HOSTED BY THE COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE & THE AGRIBUSINESS CLUB
8:00 am – 5:30 pm, Talladega Area

The Agribusiness Club along with the College of Agriculture invite you to attend the Alabama Farm Credit Industry Tour in the Talladega area on March 29, 2019.  We will depart Auburn at 8:00 am and return between 5:30 pm & 6:00 pm. Stops include a visit with John Hall, Land and Timber Real Estate Agent with Southeastern Realty & Auction Company,  a stop at Daniel Jackson Feed Mill in Ranburne, AL, lunch provided by Alabama Farm Credit at Foothills Timber Company Inc. in Heflin, AL and a tour of Stockdale Farms.

RSVP by going to https://aub.ie/farmtour –Deadline to RSVP is March 22.