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Crop Science Project

Discover what it takes to change a pile of seeds into a profitable crop for eating, feeding animals or powering your car! Learn about the wide variety of crops grown in Minnesota, different uses of crops, soil fertility, weed and insect pests and how to control them. This science includes agriculture, food storage and business.

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Minnesota State Fair

4-H plays a pivotal role in youth development and public education at the Minnesota State Fair. More than 7,000 4-H youth have the opportunity to interact with the public and educate fairgoers through 4-H exhibits, demonstrations, performances, and 4-H promotion. More info

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To get involved with the 4-H Crop Science Project, contact your county 4-H office.

Brad Rugg, State program director, science of agriculture & fairs

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