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Ag Department Open House

February 27, 2008

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MACOMB, IL -- At Western Illinois University, students in the agriculture program have exceptional opportunities to learn about and experience many areas of the disciplines outside of the classroom.

Prospective students are invited to attend Western's department of agriculture's open house Friday, Feb. 29 to learn more about what WIU has to offer. Department faculty and current students, as well as agriculture alumni, will be on hand to answer questions and lead tours of the department's facilities and labs, the campus, the University farm and Livestock Center, the bull test and ram test stations and swine facilities. Participants are also invited to attend a luncheon with faculty and students. The open house and luncheon are free of charge.

Registration - 11:30 a.m.-Noon, Knoblauch Hall 239

Welcome/Luncheon - Noon-12:45 p.m., William Bailey, agriculture department chair, Knoblauch 239

Alumni Panel - 12:45-1:15 p.m., Knoblauch Hall 152

Advising - 1:15-1:35 p.m., Michelle Terry, agriculture department adviser, Knoblauch 152

Campus Tour - 1:35-2:15 p.m.

Faculty Discussion - 2:15-3:15 p.m., Knoblauch 306, 307

To register, visit Send your name, address, daytime phone number, e-mail address, the name of the school you are currently attending, anticipated date of attending Western and number attending the open house and luncheon. Reservations may also be made by calling 309/298-1080.

Posted By: Darcie Shinberger (
Office of University Communications & Marketing