BSC ag students to hold activities celebrating National Ag Day

 Mar 14 2018
BSC ag students to hold activities celebrating National Ag Day
The Bismarck State College Agriculture, Technology, Food and Natural Resources program along with the BSC Agriculture Club with join the efforts of the Agriculture Council of America (ACA) to celebrate National Ag Day on Tuesday, March 20. This will mark the 45th anniversary of National Ag Day which is celebrated in classrooms and communities across the country.
 
BSC ag students will host a day of activities based on the theme "Agriculture: Food for Life" in the BSC Student Union from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. to create an understanding of how food and fiber products are produced, to cultivate an appreciation for the role agriculture plays in providing safe, abundant and affordable products, and build an awareness for career opportunities in the agriculture industry.
 
BSC National Ag Day activities will include:
  • Art with Agriculture hosted by the BSC Ag Club
  • Free ice cream & toppings sponsored by the BSC Agriculture program
  • Agriculture Quiz Bowl with prizes
  • Live radio broadcast by The MYX
  • Interactive booths hosted by the BSC Agriculture Program, ND Department of Agriculture, and the USDA Northern Great Plains Research Center
 
On the national level, the ACA will host major events in the nation’s capital including an event at the National Press Club as well as a Taste of Agriculture Celebration. Additionally, the ACA will bring approximately 100 college students to Washington, D.C., to deliver the message of Ag Day.
 
These events mark a nationwide effort to tell the true story of American agriculture and remind citizens that agriculture is a part of all of us. A number of producers, agricultural associations, corporations, students and government organizations involved in agriculture are expected to participate.