Agriculture activities are fun for the whole family. Local summer events drew hundreds of children and adults together to learn about food and farming.
Corn Fest DeKalb, Aug. 23-25
The DeKalb County Corn & Soybean Growers coordinated interactive ag displays for Corn Fest including an educational biofuel exhibit, a combine, the Farm Bureau’s soil tunnel and milking cow, an informational pork booth, and more. Other participating organizations included the Cattlemen’s Association, Lamb & Wool Producers, and Pork Producers.
Family Ag Night Sycamore, Aug. 27
Sycamore Chamber of Commerce’s Family Ag Night is a family favorite. Farm Bureau and Sycamore FFA organized ag-themed activities, machinery, and livestock for a special evening downtown.