North Mankato, Minnesota – The Southern Minnesota Center of Agriculture and AgCentric are bringing you the 2015 “Under the Tent” Event at the MN State FFA Convention on Monday, April 27th.
The event will feature multiple institutions promoting career pathways in agriculture, food, natural resources and other sciences and disciplines. Participating institutions include: Central Lakes College, South Central College, MN West Community & Technical College, Southwest Minnesota State University, Northland Community & Technical College, Rochester Community & Technical College and St. Cloud Technical and Community College.
Students will have a chance to talk to instructors, participate in hands-on activities, explore program options and win prizes! An Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) commonly known as a drone, will be given away to one lucky FFA chapter from registrations at the event!
The Southern Minnesota Center of Agriculture, a public-private partnership, is focused on expanding the footprint of services to producers, agribusinesses and agriculture lenders throughout Southern Minnesota. South Central College serves as the lead institution for the Center and partnered is Minnesota West Technical and Community College within the MnSCU system. A variety of services focused on program development and research, professional preparation, domestic and international marketing opportunities, and partnership development are offered.