March 09, 2010

News Release

For Immediate Release

National Ag Day Kicks Off Farm Park Events

The Rutledge-Wilson Farm Community Park, 3825 W. Farm Road 146, will kick off more than 30 special events/programs for the 2010 calendar year with the inaugural National Ag Day event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, March 20.

The event will highlight American agriculture, including how necessities like food, fiber, clothing and energy originate and make their way to the consumer. Entry is free to the event. Some activities have small fees.

Ag Day Highlights include:

For a complete listing of all 2010 Farm Park events, visit http://bit.ly/RWFarm10 or call 417-837-5949. Information for a number of other Farm Park programs and summer camps for youth is available at http://bit.ly/UGobz.

For more information, media contact: Amy Dooley, Farm Park Coordinator, 417-837-5944.