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Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics


Show Us Your Tailgate Promotion

Nov 23, 2012, 11:15am - 2:00pm

AEDE students (foreground, from left to right) Derek Snider, Danielle Matthews, Nicholas Rettig, and Tyler Shade, who are members of the 2012-2013 OSU NAMA and AAEA-SS competition teams at the October 19, 2012 “Show Us Your Tailgate Promotion”. Photo Credit: Steven Vickner/AEDE.

The OSU Chapter of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, which is overseen by AEDE Assistant Professor Steven Vickner, will  participate in the “Show Us Your Tailgate Promotion” organized by the Ohio Soybean Council in collaboration with Kroger and 97.1 the Fan on November 23rd.

Students in the this OSU professional development group will be stationed outside of the Kroger Marketplace at the Graceland Shopping Center in Columbus, which is located at 199 Graceland Blvd, Columbus, OH 43214, to engage with customers visiting the store regarding positive messages related to agriculture in Ohio.

The event is part of the Ohio Soybean Council's "Freedom to Operate" initiative, which aims to proactively build awareness with farmers, consumers and influencers of the critical role Ohio soybean farmers play in providing a safe, abundant food supply.