Community members are invited to Central Lakes College’s annual Ag and Energy Research Center Field Day from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 23, at the college’s Ag and Energy Center, 26505 County Road 2, Staples. This family-friendly event is free and open to the public. There is also a free lunch and program at noon. For more information, contact Hannah Barrett at (320) 305-4376 or

There will be many free activities including: Tractor ride and drive, drone demonstrations, kid’s program, water quality research, legislative updates, horticulture demonstration, a forage/pasture ranch tour, agronomic research and more.

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