Aggie Day slated for March 31, 2017

FSCC Aggie Day

FSCC Aggie Day slated for Mar. 31

Fort Scott, Kan.—The Fort Scott Community College Agriculture Department will host the 41st annual Aggie Day on Friday, March 31. Approximately 1,400 students representing more than 100 schools will compete in the contest. 
 
“We look forward to hosting Aggie Day each year,” said Ryan Edgecomb, FSCC Agriculture Instructor. “We are anticipating another large event, which will draw schools and 4-H clubs from across the Four States.”
 
Students will compete in a variety of areas, including agronomy, entomology, farm management, floriculture, food science, livestock, meat evaluation, milk quality and products, nursery/landscape, poultry, speech, and veterinary science. “To meet the needs of the competitors, we added veterinary science as a new competition category this year,” said Edgecomb.
 
Sponsored by Purina and Purina Mills Honor Show Chow, this event is the longest running interscholastic competition in the region. “We are honored to have Purina and Honor Show Chow back as our sponsors for a second straight year, and we’re grateful for their support,” said Edgecomb.
 
Teams should pre-register online at fortscott.edu/aggieday before Friday, March 24. Registration for the event will begin at 7:00 am on March 31 at Arnold Arena, 2108 South Horton, Fort Scott, Kan. For more information, please call Ryan Edgecomb at 620-223-2700, ext. 3280.