March Celebrations Shine a Light on N.C. Agriculture

Associate Dean milking cow on the Brickyard

The month of March usually signals a season when farmers and researchers begin spending more time in the fields, but this March we are also springing into a time of great appreciation. Beginning on March 15 and running through March 31, there are many events at which members of the public can learn more about and support North Carolina agriculture.

NC Ag Awareness Day
March 15
Downtown Raleigh
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
go.ncsu.edu/agawarenessday

Ag Awareness Week on the Brickyard (student organized)
March 20-23
NC State University Brickyard
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
https://dev.cals.ncsu.edu/event/ag-awareness-week-on-the-brickyard/

Agri-Life and Alpha Zeta Present: Policy Changes in Ag (student organized)
March 20
321 Riddick Hall
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
https://dev.cals.ncsu.edu/event/policy-changes-in-ag-forum/

Ag Day Baseball Game vs Campbell
March 21
Doak Field at Dail Park
6:00 p.m.
https://dev.cals.ncsu.edu/event/ag-day-baseball-game-vs-campbell/

Gerald H. Elkan Distinguished Lecture in Science and Society
March 21
Hunt Library Auditorium
5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
https://park.ncsu.edu/marc-edwards/

Intercultural Dialogue: Obtaining Food Security in Vulnerable Populations
March 22
NC State University Club
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
https://dev.cals.ncsu.edu/event/intercultural-dialogue-obtaining-food-security-in-vulnerable-populations/

Helicopter View of Global Food Security: Trajectories, Land Use, and Irrigated Agriculture Lecture
March 23
2215 Williams Hall
3:30 – 5:00 p.m.
https://dev.cals.ncsu.edu/event/helicopter-view-of-global-food-security-trajectories-land-use-and-irrigated-agriculture-lecture/

Farm Animal Days
March 29 – 31
Lake Wheeler Road Field Laboratory
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
https://www.cals.ncsu.edu/farmanimaldays/

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