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4th Annual Meat-In Day Encourages Students to Support Ag

In keeping with tradition, Penn State students in the College of Agricultural Sciences once again joined forces to put on a showing of their support for animal agriculture.

In keeping with tradition, Penn State students in the College of Agricultural Sciences once again joined forces to show their support for animal agriculture. This year marked the fourth anniversary of Meat-In Day, an event originally started by Penn State alumni and former National Beef Ambassador, Chris Molinaro.

On March 18, approximately 175 students from the College of Agriculture Sciences wore two different t-shirts to show their support around campus. Members of four major college student organizations came to help with the event that was established as a proactive response to the Great American Meatout Day, which celebrated its 25th anniversary.

More than 1,700 pieces of beef jerky were handed out at the student union building as well as in the dining commons area. The jerky was accompanied by educational flyers about the health benefits of beef.

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