January 25, 2016

Media Advisory – Farm Bureau-FFA Day

Reporters, photographers and camera crews are welcome at the Farm Bureau-FFA Acquaintance Day at Southern Illinois University Carbondale beginning at 8:45 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 27, in the Student Center Ballrooms. The event brings several hundred area FFA high school students to campus for educational workshops and the opportunity to meet agriculture professionals in the Illinois Farm Bureau and SIU. College of Agricultural Sciences Dean Mickey A. Latour presents a welcome during the opening session at 9:30 a.m., followed by remarks from Renee Kinzinger, 2014-2015 State FFA secretary. SIU Interim Chancellor Brad Colwell closes the day at 12:15 p.m. For more information, contact the college at 618/453-2469.