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Engaging Agriculture: 'AgSplosion' an educational experience for Panhandle youth

In April, students in several area communities experienced "AgSplosion," the fourth annual ag literacy event that traveled across western Nebraska.

Nebraska Extension staff from the Panhandle come together to put on six day-long events designed to engage youth in interactive sessions highlighting Nebraska's number one industry, agriculture. The AgSplosion event engages youth in hands-on activities to learn about Nebraska commodities ranging from dry edible beans to beef cattle and ag technology.

Stations include: at the beef station students learn about beef production as well as the many beef...


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