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MEDIA ADVISORY AND PHOTO OP: Celebrate National Agriculture Day at Aims Community College’s Fort Lupton Campus on March 20

GREELEY, CO – February 20, 2018 – Aims Community College invites the public to celebrate National Agriculture Day at its Fort Lupton Campus, located at 260 College Avenue, on Tuesday, March 20 from 4 to 6 p.m. At the open house guests will have the opportunity to see baby chicks hatch, ride on our Precision Agriculture Mobile Educational Technology Unit (a John Deere gator equipped with auto-steer and GPS technologies), meet June the Cow, an animatronic full-sized fiberglass Holstein that teaches people about dairy farming, and get hands-on with the West Greeley Conservation District riparian trailer. Light snacks will be provided.

WHAT: Aims Community College National Ag Day Festivities
WHEN: Tuesday, March 20 from 4 to 6 p.m.
WHERE: Aims Fort Lupton Campus, 260 College Avenue
VISUALS: See baby chicks hatch, take a ride on our Precision Agriculture Mobile Educational Technology Unit (the Gator), meet June the Cow, an animatronic full-sized fiberglass Holstein that teaches people about dairy farming, and check out the West Greeley Conservation District riparian trailer
MEDIA RSVP: Please email communications@aims.edu.

Preschools, elementary classes, families and anyone curious about the world of agriculture are welcome to attend the festivities. The Aims Agricultural Sciences and Technology program gives students hands-on learning experiences in the fields of ag business, agricultural education, soil and crop sciences, horticulture and animal science. Aims is the only community college in Colorado to offer a precision agriculture certificate. In addition, the program’s articulation agreements with Colorado State University provide a smooth transfer to complete a bachelor’s degree.

About Aims Agriculture Technology Program
The Aims Agriculture Technology program offers associate of science degrees in ag business, agricultural education, soil and crop sciences, horticulture and animal science, as well as associate of applied science degrees and several certificate options. Aims’ articulation agreements with Colorado State University allows for a smooth transfer directly to complete a bachelor’s degree. For more information visit www.aims.edu/academics/agricul ture.