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Agricultural Education Center

Building Hours

Wednesday, June 20th 5pm - 9 pm
Thursday, June 21st 9 am - 9 pm
Friday, June 22nd 9 am - 9 pm
Saturday, June 23rd 9 am - 6 pm
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The Agricultural Education Center was opened in 2017 with a vision to educate all visitors of the fair.

Stop in to see where your food comes from and learn some interesting fun facts about the animals and crops raised in our area.
  • Baby Calf
  • Baby Pigs
  • Chickens
  • Wheat
  • Sugar
  • Soybeans
  • Corn
  • and much more.
Enjoy coloring and participate in a scavenger hunt throughout the fairgrounds. Fun and learning for all ages.
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Do You Know?

Do you know how many cans of soda one bushel of corn can sweeten?

One Bushel of Corn can sweeten 400 cans of soda!

1/2 of the daily US Newspapers are printed with this type of ink. Do you know what it is?

Soybean oil-based ink is used to print 1/2 of the US Daily newspapers

Do you know how many loaves of wheat can be made from one bushel of wheat?

64 loaves of bread can be made from one bushel of wheat.

Do you know how many chickens are raised annually in Minnesota?

47 million chickens are raised in Minnesota each year!

Do you know how many baseballs can be made from the hide of one cow?

144 baseballs can be made from the hide of one cow.

Do you know what the oldest processed meat is in history?

BACON! Is the oldest processed meat in history. Dating back to 1500 B.C.

Thank you to our Ag Education Supporters

Monsanto
Ag Country Farm Credit Services
Ada Building Center
Thunder Seed

2017 Ag Education Photos

Monsanto Grant Award

Monsanto Grant Award

Thank you Monsanto for awarding the Norman County Fair with a $5,000 grant award .
Baby Chicks

Baby Chicks

Baby Chicks were born daily at the Norman County Fair in 2017
Volunteers

Volunteers

We love our volunteers! It takes a lot of time to get thing ready. Thanks Helen for helping us out.
Sanitizing

Sanitizing

We take pride in keeping the facilities safe for our visitors. All pens were sanitized and cleaned on a regular basis.
KIDS!

KIDS!

Teaching and Educating our youth about where our food comes from is the core value of the Ag Education Center.
Did you Know?

Did you Know?

Fun, interactive displays and exhibits were found in the Ag Education Center.
Did You Know?

Did You Know?

More informative displays
Ag Country Farm Credit Services

Ag Country Farm Credit Services

Thank you to Ag Country Farm Credit Services for donating $10,000 towards the facility costs of the new Ag Education Center. The continued support is very much appreciated.
Animals

Animals

You can't have an Agricultural Education Center without animals.
Chickens!!

Chickens!!

Many chicks were hatched during the Norman County Fair. And we are happy to let you know that one of our 4H famlies has adopted the new born chicks and they are being well taken care of.
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