Dordt Ag Department 40th Anniversary Celebration to be held on March 2 at 7 p.m.

Celebration in the Science Building Lobby will include a retirement party for Dr. Duane Bajema.

Sioux Center, IA:  On March 2, Dordt’s Agriculture Department will celebrate its 40th anniversary. The event will begin at 7 p.m. in the lobby of the Science Building. Light refreshments will be served. The event will open with a powerpoint celebrating the history of the department, and an open mic time for attendees to share their memories. There will be an update on the building of the new Ag Stewardship Center, and a time to honor Dr. Duane Bajema, who will be retiring this summer. Cake and ice cream will be served, and there will be a photobooth, tours of the Science Building, and time to socialize with students, professors, alumni, and members of the community.

To RSVP, or to share stories or photos of your time in Dordt’s agriculture program or of Dr. Bajema, please email

The event is free and open to the public.