2014 College of Agriculture Open House

Friday, April 18th 1:00 pm-3:30 pm

In Our Roots Lies Our Strength, War Eagle
Join us for a weekend full of Auburn traditions! Admitted students and prospective students and their families are encouraged to attend this open house event and learn more about the family in the College of Agriculture.
*High School Teachers and Guidance Counselors can also register to bring groups to the event!
Registration for 2014 has closed! Please contact our office.

Schedule for the event:

1:00  pm Check in at Comer Hall Sit down, relax, and enjoy some lemonade and Comer cookies on our front lawn!
1:30 pm Welcome Program at Comer
  • Welcome: Dr. Patterson, Associate Dean of Instruction
  • Parent Council: Megan Ross, Student Development & Programs Coordinator
  • Ag Council  & Clubs: Andrew Pinyan, Ag Council President
  • Program Overview: Amanda L. Martin, Student Recruitment Coordinator
1:50 pm Experience two “mock” College of Agriculture classes

Classes include:

The Meat We Eat

Dr. Bratcher, Animal Sciences (Meat Science)

From Chromosomes to Form & Function  

 Dr. Coleman, Animal Sciences

Green Roofs and Green Walls

Dr. Williams, Horticulture

Converting an Egg Into a Chick

Dr. Berry, Poultry Science

Soil and Water Resource Conservation              

 Dr. Brantley, Crop, Soils, & Environmental Sciences

Candy Chemistry

Dr. Bell, Food Science

International Travel Opportunities              

 Dr. Molnar, Coordinator of International Agriculture

There is a lot Going on Under Our Feet

Dr. Howe, Crop, Soils, & Environmental Sciences

Science of Jordan-Hare Stadium

Dr. Guertal,  Crop, Soils, & Environmental Sciences

The Best Things in Life May Be Free, but a Chicken Sandwich Costs $6.00: Supply, Demand, and Food Prices

Dr. Duffy, Agricultural Business & Economics

 

3:00 pm Raptor Center Presentation
Auburn University's Southeastern Raptor Center Staff will give you a chance to see six birds of prey up close and personal! Learn about a variety of hawks, eagles, falcons and owls and learn about our WAR EAGLES!
3:30 pm Program Wrap Up We will send you on your way with your commemorative toilet paper roll for Toomer’s Corner! War Eagle!

Printable Event Schedule

Amanda Martin at 334-844-8900 or amanda.martin@auburn.edu

Last Updated: April 08, 2014

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