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Southern celebrates National Agriculture Day

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Posted: Mar 20, 2014 8:12 AM by Hunter Robinson
Updated: Mar 20, 2014 8:12 AM
Source: WBRZ

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Topics: agriculture, ag, center

BATON ROUGE - National Agriculture Day is coming up and the Southern University AgCenter is joining in the celebration.

National Ag Day is set aside to recognize the contributions of agriculture. The SU AgCenter is teaming up with JAGS in Ag. to host a three day event.

It all starts on Monday, March 24th with a Barnyard display and petting zoo at St. Michael's Episcopal Day School from 10:00-11:00 a.m. The next day, there will be a National Ag Day Morning Kickoff at Southern's AgCenter from 9:00-11:00 a.m.

It culminates on Wednesday, March 26th with Adopt-a-Classrom at the Southern University Lab School. Students will be taught how agriculture affects their everyday life from 10:00 a.m.-noon.

Watch the video to find out how you can join in the National Agriculture Day Celebration.

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