The 2006 Agri-Plex Ag Day is set for March 15 at Ballinger High School.

The biennial event, now in its 17th year, is coordinated by Texas Cooperative Extension, with the support of local and area agribusiness and trade show exhibitors. Program highlights will include discussions on agricultural and consumer issues facing rural Texans.

Activities will include about 30 commercial exhibits at the trade show, which opens concurrent with registration at 9 a.m.

The Southern Rolling Plains Cotton Growers Association's annual meeting will start at 10 a.m., and a health fair will be presented from 9 a.m.-noon in the junior high gymnasium. The health fair will feature diabetes and cholesterol screening, blood pressure checks and various health-information booths.

Participants may choose between two educational sessions. The Women's Forum begins at 11 a.m. After lunch the Women's Forum and the agricultural programs will run concurrently beginning at 1:30 p.m.

For more information contact: the Extension office in Runnels County at (325) 365-2219.