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Ag Advocates win national award for Ag Day event

Posted: January 28, 2010

The College of Agricultural Sciences' Ag Advocates student group has won a national award for organizing and sponsoring an ag-literacy event on campus last year.

The Ag Advocates won the Excellence in Literacy and Communications Award at the 2010 National Ag Ambassador Conference at the University of California-Davis. The annual event is a leadership conference for college students serving as ambassadors for their agricultural programs.

As award winners, the students presented a workshop titled “Spreading the Word: A Workshop on Agricultural Literacy” to other conference participants.

Ag Day 2009: Harvest to Household was held on the HUB lawn last spring. To learn more, visit http://proudtodairy.ning.com/profiles/blogs/be-an-agricultural-ambassador.