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Ag heritage association hosts open house

Published: Thursday, April 24, 2014 5:30 a.m. CST

What is transgenic corn? How is it developed? Visit the DeKalb Area Agricultural Heritage Association from 2 to 4 p.m. May 4 to discover the answers to these questions in the exhibit, “Transforming Corn – Transforming Agriculture.”

Thomas Sims, associate professor of biological sciences and director of the Plant Molecular Biology Center at Northern Illinois University, will give a presentation at 2:30 p.m. and will be available to answer questions throughout the event.

The event will be held at the DAAHA exhibit gallery, 111 S. Second St., Suite 204, DeKalb. Admission is free.

For more information, call 815-756-8737 or email daaha.inc@gmail.com.

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