Sioux County agriculture program Aug. 17 | News |


SIOUX Center—The Dordt College Agricultural Stewardship Center and Sioux Center Public Library will host “Do You understand?” on Tuesday, Aug. 17, an event that seeks To practice the group relating to agriculture efforts in Sioux County.

The event Shall be held On the Agricultural Stewardship Center and embrace a tour of The power and its aquaponics program As properly as to completely different Particulars about agriculture in Sioux County.

Individuals additionally will get to take pleasure in a pork entree with sides and dessert.

Registration for the 5-7 p.m. event is $5 and Is restricted to 60 participants. Register at

Dale Vos, teacher of farm operations and administration at Dordt, said He is delighted to companion with the Sioux Center Public Library To assist educate Sioux County on what goes on with agriculture Inside The world.

“This event will make the most of our campus assets and our agriculture group companions To assemble consciousness and relationships Inside the non-agriculture group,” he said. “By way of this collaboration, we show our precept of being good stewards of the land, people, and assets God has blessed our space with in our typically-segregated world.”

“People Want to be informed on how agriculture impacts us in so Some methods,” said Julie Kreun, grownup programmer On the Sioux Center Public Library. “I’ve lived On the metropolis my complete life and know so little about farming. I really feel it’s important people Discover your self to be acutely Aware of the significance of farming. That is the rationale This method Acknowledged as ‘Do You understand?’”

“We’re joyful To level out our group All of the methods Dordt is working in our space To current college students about agriculture,” said Becky Bilby, director of the Sioux Center Public Library. “It is so useful to take time To level outcase their exhausting work and assist unfold consciousness.”

“Our agriculture and non-agriculture communities have a symbiotic relationship in Sioux County That is distinctive,” Vos said. “We’d like Every completely different To assemble a thriving group Which will mannequin this companionship to completely different communities — To level out that in working collectively, ag and non-ag communities can construct stronger communities.”