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Monday, September 3, 2018

Precision Agriculture, Animal Science Days Sept. 4-6

PRIMGHAR ó Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host its annual Precision Agriculture and Animal Science Field Days for area high school students Tuesday through Thursday at the Northwest Iowa Research Farm near Sutherland. Precision Agriculture and Animal Science Field Days received the Governorís STEM Advisory Council Seal of Approval in 2017, and according to Beth Bunkers, event coordinator, plans are underway to make the 2018 event bigger than past years. One hundred fifty agricultural education students and their instructors are welcomed each day to take part in hands-on agriculture, science, technology, engineering and mathematics related activities. There will be 12 different presentations each day, with a keynote speaker during the noon lunch. Precision Agriculture and Animal Science Days are hosted by ISU Extension and Outreach with help from several partners. For more information, contact Bunkers at 712-957-5045 or bbunkers@iastate.edu.

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