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Colorado State University’s College of Agricultural Sciences will host an event-packed week during its annual AgWeek, a celebration of Colorado agriculture. The event kicks off Monday, September 14 with a picnic and continues through Saturday, September 19, featuring a barbecue tailgate and the CSU vs. UNC football game at Canvas Stadium.

Schedule of Events

AgWeek Picnic | Monday, September 14

Break bread with your Ag family during the annual AgWeek Picnic. Open to all students, faculty and staff in the College of Agricultural Sciences. This event takes place on the Monfort Quad and features a variety of bbq fare.

  • Monfort Quadrangle, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM

  • For CAS faculty, staff, and students

students at picnic

Ag on the Plaza | Wednesday, September 16

See the impressive scope of 21st agriculture during the annual Ag on the Plaza. This year’s theme—Ag in Service—features demonstrations, informational booths and Cam the Ram, Ag on the Plaza takes place on the plaza outside the Lory Student Center, and grows connections and collaborations between Ag and other colleges across the university.

  • LSC Plaza, 10:00 AM-2:00 PM

  • Open to everyone

group of students

Football Game & Nutrien Ag Day BBQ | Saturday, September 19

As the marquee event of AgWeek, the newly renamed Nutrien Ag Day BBQ has brought together the greater CSU Ag family annually for 38 years, and it’s still going strong. A massive tailgate before the CSU Rams take on the Toledo Rockets at Sonny Lubick Field at Canvas Stadium, this barbecue features Colorado-grown and raised products courtesy of CSU’s commodity partners, and is the perfect opportunity to reunite with old friends, and make new ones, within the Colorado Ag community.

  • LSC West Lawn, 4:15 PM

We invite ALL attendees and volunteers to consider donating CSU’s 33rd annual Cans Around the Oval food and fund drive

It is our mission to combat food insecurity. Join the College of Agricultural Sciences’ effort and increase our impact by donating non-perishable nutritious items, cash and online gifts at the Nutrien Ag Day BBQ.  CSU’s 33rd annual Cans Around the Oval food and fund drive supports the Larimer County Food Bank.


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