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CSU Ag Day is this Saturday

Colorado State University will celebrate its agricultural heritage when it hosts the 28th Ag Day barbecue Saturday. Ag Day is a pre-game feast that includes a wide selection of Colorado-grown fare such as lamb, beef, pork, beans, potatoes, fruits, flowers and wheat bread.

All proceeds from Ag Day ticket sales will fund scholarships for Colorado State students. In all, 15 Ag Day scholarships for $2,000 each have been awarded to College of Agricultural Sciences students for the 2009-2010 school year.

The barbecue will be served from 11:30 a.m-2 p.m. in the south parking lot at Hughes Stadium on Overland Trail between Drake and Prospect roads. At 3 p.m., the Rams will take on the Weber State Wildcats in the home football opener at Sonny Lubick Field.

A limited number of barbecue tickets are available and can be ordered online, by mail or in-person. Pre-purchased tickets are less than $20. Information is available at http://www.csuagday.com or (970) 491-6497; however no orders will be taken at this number. Tickets for the barbecue on the day of the event are $20. There are also a limited number of combination barbecue and football tickets available.

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