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Ag Fest 2020 is to educate fourth & fifth grade students on the impact of Nebraska agriculture.  Educational sessions and displays will headline the day's events.

Tuesday, April 21st

Ag Fest Program Agenda

Ag Fest Registration

 2019 State Contest Information

 Saturday, November 23, 2019, 9:00 a.m.

 Adams County Extension Office

 2975 South Baltimore Ave., Hastings, NE

                Contest Competition starts at 9:00 a.m.

                Fashion Show 1:00 p.m.

 

Entry Deadline:                 October 15, 2019

Narration Deadline:        November 1, 2019

 

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