These amounts are appropriated to the commissioner of agriculture for grants to county agricultural societies to enhance arts access and education and to preserve and promote Minnesota's history and cultural heritage as embodied in its county fairs. The grants shall be in addition to the aid distributed to county agricultural societies under Minnesota Statutes, section 38.02. The commissioner shall award grants as follows: (1) $700,000 each year distributed in equal amounts to each of the state's county fairs to enhance arts access and education and to preserve and promote Minnesota's history and cultural heritage;
Count number of children attending demonstrations during the fair.
Could not complete the count, as there was too much activity around the demonstration area.There was a naming contest to name the cow and over 1,280 voted. Fair is certain the number of participants interacting with the cow was higher, as many did not take the time to vote.
Carver County Agricultural Society
To purchase an interactive, demonstration milking cow to help teach children about dairy farming.