Ag Week Events
SEPTEMBER 25-30, 2023
Join us for Ag Week activities and wear orange to show your Aggie Pride as we celebrate Colorado agriculture and get ready for CSU Ag Day!
September 25, 2023
AG ON THE PLAZA
LSC Plaza | 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
See the impressive scope of 21st century agriculture featuring demonstrations, interactive educational booths and an appearance by four-legged CAM the Ram from 11 a.m. to noon.
September 26, 2023
AN OPEN DOOR: TEMPLE GRANDIN DOCUMENTARY SCREENING
LSC Theater | 4 p.m.
Watch a private screening of the forthcoming documentary An Open Door, a film dedicated to the work and impact of animal welfare and autism advocate Temple Grandin. Attendees will also have a photo opportunity with Dr. Grandin.
Please RSVP to attend the screening
AN EVENING OF NETWORKING WITH JBS
Animal Sciences Building Atrium | 4-7 p.m.
Join JBS USA, one of the world’s leading global food companies, for an evening of career networking and professional relationship building.
September 27, 2023
AG WEEK PICNIC
Monfort Quad | 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Come to the table with your Ag Family for a free picnic with sandwiches, salads and wraps from Snack Attack.
Monfort Quad | 3-5 p.m.
Join the DARE Diplomats, Ag Ambassadors and Agronomy Club for spikeball, free pizza and the chance to learn about majors and minors offered by the Departments of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Soil and Crop Sciences. Please RSVP for the spikeball competition
GILLETTE MUSEUM OPEN HOUSE
600 Hughes Way | 4-6 p.m.
Bug out at the C.P. Gillette Museum of Arthropod Diversity and explore its 4.7 million-specimen collection. The museum features one of the largest insect collections in the world and includes many important agricultural pests.
MERLYN JAMES PAULSON LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE AND ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING LECTURE
Nutrien Building Room 140 | 6 p.m.
This year’s alumni speaker will be Jana McKenzie, principal for design and planning with Logan Simpson, a nationally recognized environmental planning, community planning, and landscape architecture firm.
Please RSVP to attend the lecture
September 28, 2023
CAS ALL-COLLEGE MEETING
LSC Theater | 2:30-4 p.m.
Join us for updates from college and department leadership, as well as the opportunity to get a professional headshot photo. We encourage in-person attendance by those on campus. Our colleagues across the state can join us virtually on Microsoft Teams.
September 29, 2023
SOCR DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI AWARDS
LSC Longs Peak | 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Enjoy lunch and celebrate this year’s Soil and Crop Sciences distinguished alum Wes Wood, Ph.D., ‘90.
By invitation only
VOLUNTEER: NUTRIEN AG DAY BBQ SET-UP
Intramural Fields 12 and 13 | 1-4 p.m.
Contribute to the success of Saturday’s marquee event by assisting with set-up and preparations such as setting up tables and chairs, hanging signage, and other important tasks.
Please RSVP for set-up
DARE HALL OF FAME BANQUET
LSC University Ballroom | 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Celebrate the accomplishments of faculty, staff and alumni of the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics. Enjoy heavy appetizers and mingle with friends old and new.
Please RSVP for the banquet
COME TO THE TABLE WITH HLA
University Trial Gardens | 4-6 p.m.
Network with students and faculty of the Horticulture and Landscape Architecture Department and enjoy local food and drinks during this Colorado horticulture and green industry mixer.
Please RSVP for the HLA mixer
ANIMAL SCIENCES FALL GATHER
Adams-Atkinson Arena | 5-7 p.m.
Kick off the Ag Day weekend while reuniting with faculty, staff, alumni and friends of the Department of Animal Sciences. Enjoy dinner, drinks and activities for the whole family.
Please RSVP for Fall Gather
September 30, 2023
BLUE JACKET BREAKFAST
CoBank Center at ARDEC | 9:30-11:30 a.m.
The Colorado FFA Foundation and CSU Agricultural Education Program will host a reception for all Blue Jacket Society Members and legendary teacher “owl” nominees at the CoBank Center for Agricultural Education to celebrate Ag Day. Open to all supporters of agricultural education.
Please RSVP for the breakfast
NUTRIEN AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES BUILDING OPEN HOUSE
301 University Avenue | 1-2 p.m.
Explore CSU’s new campus home for agriculture – the Nutrien Agricultural Sciences Building.
NUTRIEN AG DAY BBQ
Intramural Fields 12 and 13 | 1-4 p.m.
Come to the table for a delicious meal to honor CSU’s roots, elevate scholarship and celebrate our community’s agricultural producers at Colorado’s premier outdoor BBQ.
Learn more and buy tickets
VOLUNTEER: NUTRIEN AG DAY BBQ
Intramural Fields 12 and 13 | 12:30-5 p.m.
Specific times/details to be sent closer to event date.
Please RSVP to volunteer for Ag Day BBQ
OEE YOUTH ACTIVITY ZONE
Near Nutrien Ag Day BBQ | 1-4 p.m.
Join the Office of Engagement and Extension for this free family activity featuring a variety of kid-friendly games, learning activities, demonstrations, and more from Colorado 4-H and campus partners.
RAMS VS UTAH TECH
Canvas Stadium | Kickoff at 5 p.m.
Get your Aggie Orange on for the Ag Day orange-out football game. After the BBQ, head to Canvas Stadium to cheer on the Rams as they take on Utah Tech.
Buy BBQ and game tickets