For more than a dozen years the Faribault Chamber of Commerce Agri-Business Committee, Rice County Fair and Doug Gilbertson with the Nerstrand Agri-Center sponsored the Best of the Best Rice County Agriculture Hall of Fame Program. On Wednesday morning of the Rice County Fair everyone would be served a free breakfast thanks to the Rice County Farm Bureau and other commodity groups. Then the program would begin about 9:15.


COVID-19 changed all that this year. However, even without a Rice County Fair Faribault Chamber of Commerce Agri-Business members and Rice County Fair Manager John Dvorak felt that we should honor agriculture this year anyway. So, last Thursday evening we gathered at the Estrem Farm with Kevin's family. Click on the link above and listen program.

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