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Join us on Wednesday, April 15 at 1:00pm in the lobby of the law school to head over to the Creamery lawn for Penn State Ag Day! contact Sarah Doyle at if you are interested.

Ag Day celebrates the diversity of agricultural sciences at Penn State. Stop by for ice cream and learn about animals, plants, student clubs, and more.

Great presentation by @rrebert2 from @PAFarmBureau, Kerry Golden from @PAHouseGOP Ag Comm, & @PA_AgSecretary!

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All are welcome to join us on Thursday evening to watch a few 20 minute TED talks on agriculture and food. This Thursday's theme is " Does What We Eat Matter?"

Thu 6:30 PM ESTRm 116 in UP and Carlisle
11 people interested

Join us for a viewing of a few TED talks from the Chew On This series about food, diet, agriculture and the environment. This will be a first installment in a series of Movie Nights the Ag Law Society plans to do this semester. After viewing the film, there will be an optional discussion.

*Snacks will be provided*

Thu 6:30 PM ESTRm 116 in UP and Carlisle
11 people interested

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MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Mexico's finance secretary says plunging oil prices may delay bidding on some oil and gas exploration and production contracts.