Colorado State University Ag Day Tradition of Fun, Food and Football Continues Sept. 14

A long-standing tradition of good grub and great football continues this September with the annual Colorado State University Ag Day celebration and barbecue in conjunction with a Colorado State football game against the University of Louisville.

The Ag Day barbecue, featuring Colorado fare such as lamb, beef, pork, beans, potatoes, corn on the cob, apples, ice cream, homemade wheat bread, melons, milk, pop and Coors beer, is slated for Saturday, Sept. 14 from 4:30 to 6:15 p.m. at Hughes Stadium on Overland Trail between Drake Road and Prospect Road.

The 21st annual celebration of Colorado’s agricultural heritage also includes displays, live music and a live radio broadcast from K99 before concluding with the football game, which will be televised by ESPN2 and broadcast on 1410 KIIX. The game begins at 7:30 p.m.

Ag Day celebration commentary, interviews and music will be broadcast live on location by K99.

Tickets for the Ag Day barbecue are $12; joint tickets for the barbecue and the football game are $30.

Ag Day is a salute to agriculture, which ranks in the top three industries in Colorado and the nation, and to the farmers, ranchers and agricultural-related businesses supporting the industry. Ag Day is sponsored by Colorado State University College of Agricultural Sciences, Colorado agricultural organizations and Colorado State’s Department of Intercollegiate Athletics.