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Interactive exhibits give kids close-up look at life on farm

By Gary Popp
Published in News on October 7, 2010 1:46 PM

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Connor Sasser, 5, plucks a carrot from the dirt while attending the "Hands On" exhibit at the Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair. A new exhibit at the fair offers young people the chance to experience a hands-on approach to farming, learning how to work in a garden, collect eggs or milk a cow. Fair officials said they hope the interactive exhibit will get more attention than static displays.

Milking a cow, gathering eggs and digging turnips might sound like chores for some Wayne County farm folk, but for young visitors to the Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair, the activities are a chance to learn about their food and where...

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