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Morrisville State College hosts annual Ag Day Oct. 5

MORRISVILLE, NY—More than 1,500 attendees are expected to grace campus to celebrate agriculture during Morrisville State College’s annual Ag Day, being held Thursday, Oct. 5 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Academic Quad. 

The event, free and open to the public, features a pedal tractor pull, hayrides, hay maze, face painting and seed-planting activities. 

A petting area with a variety of farm animals will also be available, as will samples of ice cream produced by the college. 

Helping run the event are more than 50 MSC agriculture students representing the Morrisville Collegiate FFA and the Agricultural Engineering, Dairy and Livestock clubs. They will be joined by more than 50 high school student volunteers representing local Collegiate FFA Chapters, as the event is being held in collaboration with Madison Central School, Hamilton Central School and Stockbridge Valley Central School. 

Morrisville State College’s curricula are enriched with applied learning and pave the way for opportunity at both the Morrisville and Norwich campuses. An action-oriented, interactive learning lab, the college is a national leader in technology and has been lauded for its exemplary, innovative and effective community service programs. 

The college was ranked among the Best Regional Colleges in the North by U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges 2018 issue and was also recognized in the Top Public Schools, Regional Colleges North in the 2018 Best Colleges rankings. For more information about Morrisville State College, visit www.morrisville.edu