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Bringing Agriculture to Area Students

More than 600 elementary students from around the area got a hands-on education recently about Nebraska agriculture.

Over the course of four days in Bridgeport, Hemingford and Sidney, Agsplosion, an Agricultural Literacy Festival for second- and third-grade youth sponsored by Nebraska Extension, reached 602 students from Garden County, Creek Valley, Mitchell, Bridgeport, Hay Springs, Banner County, Bayard, Alliance, Rushville, South Platte, Sidney, Leyton, Crawford, Hemingford, and Gordon.

The young learners spent the day rotating through stops about corn, soybeans, pigs, dry edible beans, whe...


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