Danville Area Community College is hosting its Ag Day today (Thursday). The annual event is on the DACC campus, running from 9 am 'thru 1 pm. The public is welcome.
The Ag Club is hosting a barnyard petting zoo, pedal tractor pulls for children, tractors and farm equipment displays, and a tour of the DACC Greenhouse. Other ag exhibits are on display too.
The cost is a mere 50-cents. The fee includes a barbecue lunch, served from 11 am 'til 12:30 pm. in the Mary Miller Gym.
The lunch consists of a pork barbecue sandwich, applesauce, baked beans, potato chips, and milk or pop. The 50-cent cost represents the price the farmer usually receives for these products after producing and selling them.
Any additional donations are welcome. The lunch is served by the DACC Ag Club, DACC students and staff, and local FFA chapters.