Issue: Veishea Sampler 200

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V E I S H E A S A M P L E R 2001

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Veishea weekend is April 20-22. Here's a sampling of Veishea events planned by College of Agriculture student groups. Displays and activities are open on Saturday, April 21. Many of the food stands also are open Friday.

VEISHEA BREAKFASTS FOR AG FACULTY/STAFF

Veishea will hold agriculture faculty/staff breakfasts on Monday, April 16, and Friday, April 20, from 7 to 9 a.m. in the main floor rotunda of Curtiss Hall.

ENTOMOLOGY: WATCH FOR 'MILLENNIUM BUGS' PARADE FLOAT

The Entomology Graduate Student Organization and the Entomology Club will have a float in the Veishea parade called "The Millennium Bugs." Watch for the convertible carrying an entomologist with a butterfly net trying to catch partying bugs; a pickup truck advertising the Insect Zoo; and "party bugs" (adults and children) walking nearby carrying banners and distributing insect trading cards.

ENTOMOLOGY: COCKROACHES, BEES, MAGGOTS AND MORE

The Entomology Club will have displays and activities in the lobby and on the fourth floor of Science II. They include cockroach races and live insects to view and touch. Across the street, in the greenhouse of Insectary, the club will have displays on bees, insects in food, butterflies and "maggot therapy."

FARM OP: LITTLE RED BARN FOOD STAND

The Farm Op Club will serve grilled turkey tenders, hot dogs, brats, pork patties and porkloin sandwiches at the Little Red Barn food stand. Find it on the northeast side of Beardshear Hall.

AGRONOMY: KIDDIE TRACTOR PULL, FOOD STAND

The Agronomy Club will hold a kiddie tractor pull and operate a food stand near Science I.

MICROBIOLOGY: BAKE SALE, T-SHIRTS, MUGS, RAFFLE

The Microbiology Graduate Student Organization will hold a bake sale in Science I. Students also will sell T-shirts, mugs and $1 raffle tickets for gift certificates to local restaurants and shops. Funds raised will be used for club activities, including bringing speakers to campus.

MICROBIOLOGY: TASTE THE POP, LEARN ABOUT MICRO-WORLD

The Microbiology Club will be selling homemade soda pop in a variety of flavors in Science I. The club also will have displays on "micro-world" topics, including environmental issues, infectious agents, food safety and public health.

PSA: CREATE AN ANTENNA BALL AND FIND YOUR CAR EASIER

The Public Service and Administration in Agriculture Club will have a display and a "Make Your Own Antenna Ball" craft table in Cy's Big Top on central campus. Visitors can create their own little ball to stick on a car antenna.

FORESTRY: SEEDINGS, SAWS AND SMOKEY

Forestry students will be selling potted spruce seedlings for $1, holding chainsaw carving demonstrations (carvings will be for sale) and showcasing information on Iowa woods, community trees and forest resources of Iowa. And look for Smokey Bear, too. All activities are on central campus.

BLOCK & BRIDLE: LIVE ANIMALS IN LIVESTOCK PAVILION

The Block and Bridle Club and the Dairy Science Club will set up displays focusing on animal agriculture in the Farm Bureau Livestock Pavilion. The displays will include live animals and offer activities for children.

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