Nashville performer, Las Cruces native to sing at AG Day Oct. 5

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Sept. 25, 2019
Media Contact:          
Baylee Banks
New Mexico Department of Agriculture
575-646-1864, bbanks@nmda.nmsu.edu 

Family-friendly AG Day event to take place prior to Aggie Homecoming football game

 

Members of the New Mexico State University Rodeo team taught young Aggie fans how to rope at the 2018 AG Day. The rodeo team will return to this year’s event Saturday, Oct. 5. (Photo courtesy New Mexico Department of Agriculture)

Nashville performer and Las Cruces native Della Bustamante to sing at AG Day

(Las Cruces, New Mexico) – The seventh annual AG Day event is just around the corner! AG Day is from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5 in the Pan American Center south parking lot adjacent to Aggie Memorial Stadium, and admission is free. The event is hosted by the New Mexico Department of Agriculture and New Mexico State University College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences.

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to celebrate New Mexico agriculture before cheering on the Aggies at the Homecoming game against the Liberty Flames. This year’s AG Day is sponsored by New Mexico Farm & Livestock Bureau and Farm Bureau Financial Services.

Over 40 booths representing numerous NMSU groups, as well as businesses and organizations from New Mexico’s agriculture community, will be available to Aggie fans at the event. AG Day will feature farm animals, educational exhibits, games, prizes, samples of New Mexico-made food and a live performance by former Nashville performer, Las Cruces native and NMSU alumna Della Bustamante from 3 to 6 p.m.

Pistol Pete and New Mexico Beef Council showed their Aggie pride at the 2018 AG Day prior to the NMSU football game. (Photo courtesy New Mexico Department of Agriculture)

Aggie fans are also encouraged to attend the NMSU Homecoming parade prior to AG Day from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. along University Avenue. The event is free for all attendees.

Aggie football tickets may be purchased in advance for $10 when you mention “AG Day.” For ticket information, call 575-646-1420.

For more information about AG Day, email bbanks@nmda.nmsu.edu, call 575-646-1864 or visit www.nmda.nmsu.edu. Like us on Facebook www.facebook.com/NMDeptAg and follow us on Twitter and Instagram @NMDeptAg.

Former Nashville performer, Las Cruces native and New Mexico State University alumna Della Bustamante will perform at the seventh annual AG Day event from 3 to 6 p.m. prior to the Aggie Homecoming football game. (Photo courtesy Mary Lee Shelton)

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