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Ag Academy; Passion to Career coming to UMN Crookston in June

By Michelle Christopherson, Director of Outreach and Engagement on
Tuesday, May 25, 2021

CROOKSTON, Minn. - This summer, Minnesota 4-H and FFA will co-host a series of day camps for Minnesota youth. Ag Academy: Passion to Career is for fifth to eighth graders at the University of Minnesota Crookston. The day camps will be held on the University of Minnesota Crookston campus on June 22, 23, and 24.  The Crookston campus resides in region one (FFA)/ northwestern counties of Minnesota (4-H). 

Each day camp will have different activities and topics connected to careers in ag. Youth are welcome to attend one, two or all three days. Here are some sample topics:

Tuesday

  •  Ag Education/Extension

  •  Animal Science

  •  Biotechnology

Wednesday

  • Emerging Technology (drones)

  • Ag Communications/Business

  • Food Science

Thursday

  • Plant Science

  • Ag Power, Structural, Technical 

  • Natural Resources/Environmental Sciences

To learn more and register visit: z.umn.edu/AgAcademy

Contact

Shawn Smith

University Relations

218-281-8414

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