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Haskell Ag Lab Climate and Crops Family Field Day coming up

August 11, 2018

CONCORD - The University of Nebraska Haskell Agricultural laboratory is hosting a free and open to the public event next week.

The event is the Climate and Crops Family Field Day that will feature four speaker tracks like climate and livestock, climate and crops, climate and you, and Ag economics including the Farm Bill.

Associate Director of the Northeast Extension district Bill Kranz says they’re trying to get the kids more involved with the field day this year.

“In the past we have typically dedicated the programs to adults, but this year we’re trying to get in the position where we bring more youth to the Haskell Ag Lab to show them how their food is produced for example. It will give them a little information about science literacy.”

Kranz says there will also be a free steak lunch sponsored by the Nebraska Soybean Board.

He says Al Dutcher, UNL Climatologist and Dr. Michael Boehm, Vice Chancellor of the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources will speak during the lunch.

Kranz says there will be different booths and activities available throughout the day for people to go to.

The free event will take place at the Haskell Ag Lab just outside of Concord on Tuesday and start at 9.

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