COTC and Ohio State Newark Collegiate 4-H to Host 2019 Ag Day

Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) and The Ohio State University at Newark Collegiate 4-H Club will be hosting Ag Day on April 9, 2019. It will be both inside and outside of the John L. and Christine Warner Library and Student Center from 12 to 3 p.m. A dance will be from 4 to 6 p.m. on the Warner Center Performance Platform. The event is free and open to the public.

Ag Day is a day to celebrate and inform people about the ongoing importance of agriculture to humanity. The COTC and Ohio State Newark Collegiate 4-H Club is aiming to educate students and the public about agriculture, encourage involvement through interactive and educational activities, informational sessions, engaging speakers, dancing and more. “Attendees will have fun, learn about agriculture, be exposed to Ohio State faculty research, understand where their food originates and maybe even win a prize,” said Ben Abel, COTC and Ohio State Newark Collegiate 4-H Club president.

Ag Day speakers will include Karen Goodell, Ph.D., Ohio State Newark associate professor of Evolution, Ecology and Organismal Biology, Verdie Abel, recycling education coordinator for Licking and Perry Counties, Dr. Foster Anderson, veterinarian and others.

The Warner Center is located at 1219 University Drive, Newark, Ohio. For more information, contact COTC and Ohio State Newark Collegiate 4-H Club Advisor Jessica Huffman at