The Memphis Redbirds and Agricenter International are putting on a special doubleheader for Mid-South farmers in July.

On Wednesday, July 20, Mid-South Farmer Appreciation Night will be in full swing at AutoZone Park in Memphis when the Memphis Redbirds take on the Omaha Storm Chasers. Game time is 7:05 p.m.

Farmers are invited to catch the Farmers Package, which includes an outfield box ticket and a 2-hour buffet from 6-8 p.m. It’s a $40 value for $24 and includes hot dogs, hamburgers, baked beans, slaw, potato chips, watermelon, ice cream cups and soft drinks.

But don’t steal home after the game. The Redbirds event is being held in conjunction with the Ag Technology Field Day,to be held the following morning, Thursday, July 21, at Agricenter International in Memphis. This event will begin at 7 a.m., and run until noon. Lunch will be provided. It is the biggest field day in the Mid-South for commercial agricultural technology.

For more information on the field day contact Bruce Kirksey, Director of Research at Agricenter, at bkirksey@agricenter.org or call 901-757-7754.  You can also visit www.agricenter.org for more information.

For more information on the Redbirds game, call Tom Patterson at 901-722-0212 or tom.patterson@memphisredbirds.com. The Redbirds event is sponsored by Agricenter International, Delta Farm Press and Cotton Farming magazine.