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St. Louis AgriBusiness Club members are invited to join The Chicago Farmers for a unique opportunity to visit the National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research (NCAUR) and Caterpillar’s C13 ACERT engine plant Wednesday, Aug. 24. The National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research is one of four USDA research centers in the United States. The purpose of the research is to find new uses for agricultural products.
9:45 a.m. Meet at the NCAUR Ag Lab (no later than 9:45 a.m.)
10 a.m. National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research to noon Ag Lab tour
Noon We’ll drive to Mossville (site of Caterpillar’s ACERT engine production).
12:30 to Lunch at the CAT plant, where Raymond Poe, Illinois
1:15 p.m. State Representative (R) for the 99th District, will address the group
1:15 to Hear from one of Caterpillar’s engine specialists and
2:30 p.m. take a tour of the facility
Go here to register. Registration is $25 ($30 for non-members). The deadline for registration is Thursday, Aug. 11.