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Annual Farm Day

September 21, 2017, marked Nevada County Ag in the Classroom's 3rd Annual Farm Day at the Nevada County Fairgrounds! With the support of the Nevada County Fairgrounds CEO & staff, Nevada County Farm Bureauand Bear River & Nevada Union FFA students, this event hosted approximately 695 2nd and 3rd grade students and their teachers and chaperones from 13 different local schools for a day of fun hands-on experiences where lessons of agriculture are taught in the context of local farms and ranches.

In addition to the more than 50 Bear River and Nevada Union FFA volunteers, we would like to sincerely thank Cassie Angle; Bear Yuba Land Trust; Bierwagen Farm; CalFreshDairy Council of California's Mobile Dairy Classroom; Jim and Jeannie Donovan; Jim Drew; Maddison Easley; Phil Easley; Foothill Fibers Guild; Foresthill Lumber & Wood Products, Co.Fowler Family FarmGold Country FlywheelersLaurie, Luke, and Owen Long; Natural Resources Conservation ServiceNevada County 4-HNevada County Department of Agriculture (with Mariah and "Cairo"); Nevada County Beekeepers Association;  Nevada County GrownNevada Irrigation District; NorCal Bats; Placer Nevada Cattle Women; Robinson Enterprises; Sierra Foothill Audubon Society; Sierra Foothills Research and Extention Center; Sierra Harvest; Steve Steele; UCCE Small Farm Advisor Dan Macon; and the U.S. Forest Service with  Smokey Bear!

The 2017 event was made possible by the Nevada County Ag in the Classroom participants, Nevada County Fairgrounds, and generous donations from these LOCAL businesses & organizations:

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