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Delta Center gears up for 51st annual Field Day with new director at the helm

Saturday, August 25, 2012


PORTAGEVILLE -- It may be his first year at the helm, but the Delta Center's new leader is no stranger to research facility's annual event.

"I've grown up attending Field Day almost every year of my life," said Trent Haggard, who became director of the University of Missouri's T.E. "Jake" Fisher Delta Research Center in Portageville on July 16. "I was born and raised in Kennett and the family farm was in Steele, so I grew up in agriculture and wanting to go to the University of Missouri."

This 51st Annual Delta Center Field Day will begin at 7 a.m. with breakfast with tours scheduled from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Friday.

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