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A highlight of the Nelson Farm in rural Litchfield is the corn maze that has a different design each year. This year's "go green" theme reflects regional efforts at renewable energy. (Submitted photo courtesy of Nelson Farm)

Ag officials say visit a Minn. farm this week during school break


WILLMAR -- Families who are looking for something to do this week when kids are out of school for the annual Education Minnesota conference may want to consider taking a trip to a farm.

Whether it's an apple orchard or a pumpkin patch, visiting a farm is a great way to experience fall in Minnesota, said Paul Hugunin, coordinator of the Minnesota Department of Agriculture's Minnesota Grown Program.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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