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Mississippi State University Extension Service agent Dennis Reginelli explains cotton to students visiting FARMtastic in 2015. This year’s agricultural event will take place Nov. 14-18 at the Mississippi Horse Park near Starkville, Mississippi. (Photo by MSU Extension Service/Kat Lawrence)
November 3, 2016 - Filed Under: About Extension, Farming, FARMtastic

STARKVILLE, Miss. -- Second- through fourth-graders who attend an agricultural event at Mississippi State University Nov. 14-18 will be able to tell their parents about the sources of food, clothing and other common products.

The MSU Extension Service will conduct the fifth annual FARMtastic at the Mississippi Horse Park. Weekday activities begin at 9 a.m. and conclude at 1 p.m.

November 20, 2015 - Filed Under: About Extension, FARMtastic, Children and Parenting

Mark Peterman, on right, an aquaculture associate with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, shows a catfish to Weir Elementary students Taylor Hunt and Derrick Floyd at FARMtastic in Starkville on Nov. 20, 2015. FARMtastic is an experience-based Extension program that teaches kids where food, fiber and fuel come from. (Photo by MSU Extension Service/Kat Lawrence)

Mississippi State University Extension Service regional agronomic crops specialist Dennis Reginelli shows students cotton at the FARMtastic Mighty Crops station on Nov. 11, 2013. The third annual FARMtastic will take place this year from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Nov. 10-15 at the Mississippi Horse Park near Starkville. (File photo by MSU Ag Communications/Scott Corey)
November 4, 2014 - Filed Under: Agriculture, Agri-tourism, FARMtastic

MISSISSIPPI STATE -- Third-graders attending an agricultural event at Mississippi State University Nov. 10-15 will be able to tell their parents about the sources of food, clothing and other common products.

January 29, 2014 - Filed Under: Youth Livestock, Youth Projects, FARMtastic

JACKSON – An interactive, educational event aimed at teaching third-graders about the importance of agriculture comes to the Dixie National Livestock Show and Rodeo Feb. 7-8.

FARMtastic offers hands-on exhibits that help children learn the role of agriculture in the production of food and other products used in daily life. It will be set up in the Mississippi Trade Mart at the Mississippi State Fairgrounds.

Sydney McReynolds of Starkville learns about milking cows with an imitation Jersey while Tucker Wagner, a junior in animal and dairy sciences at Mississippi State University, explains the process at the Mississippi Horse Park on Nov. 7, 2013. The demonstration was part of Farmtastic, a four-day educational program designed to help children learn the sources of their food, clothing and other products. (Photo by MSU Ag Communications/Scott Corey)
November 12, 2013 - Filed Under: FARMtastic, Dairy

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