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AZ Well Represented at the Big E Lincoln Show

AZ Well Represented at the Big E Lincoln Show

Originally posted by Emmaline A. Long

This past weekend, AZ was well represented at the Lincoln Longwool show at The Big Exposition ("The Big E") in Springfield, Massachusetts. This fair is held for three weeks every September. Two actives from the Cornell Chapter went to show sheep this past weekend. Sister, Emmaline Long shows Lincoln Longwool sheep, a heritage wool breed and Chancellor Carly Neumann went to learn how to show. Several alumni who also show this breed were there showing including Richard Long, NC State, and Debbie Vanderwende, University of Delaware...
Monday, September 26, 2011/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (407)/Comments (0)/
Cornell Chapter Participates in "Judy's Day"

Cornell Chapter Participates in "Judy's Day"

Originally posted by Emmaline A. Long

On Sunday, 9/18 three actives volunteered at "Judy's Day". This event is hosted every other year by The Cornell Plantations. This year, the theme was "Harvesting History" and focused on local life in the mid-1800's. This free event is open to the community and is geared towards children. It included many hands-on activities, music, and food.
Tuesday, September 20, 2011/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (411)/Comments (0)/
AG Day at Penn State

AG Day at Penn State

Originally posted by Shawn W. Beam

On April 20th 2011, the Penn State college of Agricultural Sciences hosted Ag day on campus. This year's theme was Ag literacy. Our chapter along with other Ag clubs and Fraternities set up booths that related to this theme. Our booth was a comparison between Organic and Conventional farming. It displayed facts and myths about both farming practices and had edible samples of each. We then asked our visitors if they could "taste the difference”. The catch was we hid the answer of what each sample was. We received a variety of comments about our booth (and food samples) ranging from, "I didn't know organic farming used pesticides” to "I can taste the MSG in this apple”. All and all it was a successful day and a great way for Alpha Zeta to help educate those who don't know as much as they should about food supply...
Thursday, May 12, 2011/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (488)/Comments (0)/
Cornell Chapter Hosts "Ag Day"

Cornell Chapter Hosts "Ag Day"

Originally posted by Emmaline A. Long

Every semester, the Cornell Chapter hosts "Ag Day” on the Ag Quad to raise awareness about agriculture on Cornell’s campus. This semester was the largest event yet and included food from local farms, animals, tractors, and clubs/departments from the Ag School. Clubs and Departments who attended included Collegiate FFA, the Cornell Cooperative Extension, the Cornell Vegetable Program, Cargill, and Hortus Forum (the plant science club), among others...
Sunday, May 1, 2011/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (460)/Comments (0)/
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