Community members are invited to Central Lakes College’s annual Ag and Energy Research Center Field Day from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 23 at the college’s Ag and Energy Center. This family-friendly event is free and open to the public. There will be many free activities including a tractor ride and drive, drone demonstrations, kid’s program, water quality research, legislative updates, horticulture demonstration, a forage/pasture ranch tour, agronomic research and more. There is also a free lunch and program at noon. The Ag and Energy Center is located at 26505 County Road 2 in Staples. For more information contact Hannah Barrett at 320-305-4376 or email