Contest Seeks to Highlight Importance of Agriculture in Nebraska


Nebraska schools can earn the chance for a free farm field trip through a contest aimed at highlighting the importance of agriculture to the state of Nebraska.

Classrooms can submit videos explaining what life would be like without agriculture. Winning classrooms will win a field trip to a nearby farm or ranch.

Contest details can be found at The deadline to submit videos is Nov. 15.

The Nebraska Farm Bureau says this contest is important because most students don't understand the role farmers and ranchers play even though agriculture supports one out of every four jobs in Nebraska.