FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 27, 2019
Agricenter’s 40th Anniversary & New Logo
MEMPHIS, TN – Agricenter President, John Butler, is pleased to announce that 2019 is the 40th anniversary of Agricenter International. To celebrate, Agricenter is revealing a new logo that will be used officially starting March 1 at the Mid-South Farm and Gin Show.
John Butler, President, says “Agricenter has made a tremendous economic impact on the region in its 40 years of existence. We are the leader in agricultural field crop research and last year partnered with over 65 companies in research.”
Leading up to the 40th anniversary, Agricenter has completed a draft of a 20-year vision of the campus which includes developing an Innovation District, an Ag Experience Station, and a new Farmer’s Market. The final plan will be revealed later this year. In addition, Agricenter updated their mission statement to read as follows: To advance knowledge and understanding of agriculture.
John Butler adds, “We will be celebrating the anniversary all year long with a variety of events such as the Feast on the Farm Gala on June 22.”
Join us at these Signature Events
Jr. Fishing Rodeo – May 18
Feast on the Farm Gala – June 22
Harvest Festival – October 19
Agricenter International, a 1,000 acre farm, is a non-profit dedicated to advancing the knowledge and understanding of agriculture. It has a $524 million annual economic impact on the region, hosts over 1.3 million visitors annually, and educates 10,000 students a year. For more information visit www.agricenter.org or call 901-757-7777.