Area Fifth Grade Students To Participate In Growing Potential Ag Festival Thursday

WAYNE – An upcoming Ag Festival will be featured later this week which will attract over 200 elementary students from nine different classrooms.

According to a release from the Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation, fifth graders from across northeast Nebraska will attend the Growing Potential Ag Festival on Thursday, August 29. From 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., the event will be held at the Beaumont Event & Concert Hall in Wayne (26-11 N. Hwy 15).

Learning stations will be set up throughout the grounds engaging students on every aspect of agriculture. These stations will discuss the different careers in ag, livestock, planting and harvest, ethanol, land stewardship as well as how corn is used in everyday life. There will be live animals and real machinery for the kids to see up close.

The Growing Potential Ag Festival is presented by the Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation and the Northeast Nebraska Corn Growers Association.

A recap of the event will be posted under the Local News tab by the end of day Thursday.