To provide children's programming at the Red Lake County Fair. Programming will include games and activities highlighting local history, cultural heritage of the region, and learning and singing songs.
Funding supports an Irrigation Specialist to develop guidance and provide education on irrigation and nitrogen best management practices (BMPs). In this position, Dr. Vasu Sharma provides direct support to irrigators on issues of irrigation scheduling and soil water monitoring. She is collaborating on the development of new irrigation scheduling tools that help irrigators manage water and nitrogen resources more precisely. These tools help reduce nitrogen leaching losses in irrigated cropping systems.
To build a mobile stage with lighting and sound to use for musical events or plays. The traveling stage will be used to increase access to arts and cultural heritage programming at the fair and around the county.
To offer demonstrations and classes of cultural heritage. The Red Lake County Fair will offer demonstrations and workshops by local artists in quilt making, basket weaving, logging, baking, bluegrass, gospel, Native American dance, and country music.