Thursday, October 4, 2012

Agricultural Information Center Participates in Ag Roundup

The Agricultural Information Center showcased their AIC website, Research Guides, and services at Ag Roundup during September 12-15.  A major College of Agriculture outreach event held each year, Ag Roundup is an excellent opportunity for the AIC to reach nearly 3,000 students, faculty and individual s and groups involved with agriculture.  Attendees during the four day event included:

 • 700 staff from throughout the state for Staff Appreciation Day 
• 530 Rotarians & LFUCG Officials and 200 high school student recruits for Rotary Day 
• 600 attendees for the campus Student/Faculty/Staff Picnic 
• 170 Kentucky legislators, Farm Bureau officials, Agriculture Development Board members, and Tobacco Task Force members for Ag Leadership Day 
• 850 alumni for department reunions and the closing Roundup festivities before kickoff on Saturday

The AIC exhibit was created by Stephanie Warden (former AIC Graduate Intern), Brandon Daniels (former Engineering Library STEPS employee), and Meghan Moran (AIC Graduate Intern). Exhibit staffing included Renae Newhouse, Meghan Moran, and Valerie Perry.

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