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"Farming by the Book" topic of lecture

October 14, 2003

The Dordt College Ag Department is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year.

In observance of this landmark event, a series of guest agricultural speakers will be presenting public lectures on topics of interest to everyone in the field of agriculture.

On Wednesday, Oct. 22, at 4 p.m., Dr Gary Fick, professor of Agronomy at Cornell University, will speak on the topic of “Farming by the Book,” a Biblical perspective of agriculture. Dr. Fick specializes in crop ecology and works mainly with perennial forages. His research has focused on crop growth modeling, intergrated pest management, forage crop ecology, nutritional value and grazing.

The public is invited to attend this free lecture, located in the science building lecture hall S101 on Oct. 22 at 4 p.m.

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