Fun on the farm

UD’s Ag Day draws thou­sands

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Thou­sands flocked to the Univer­sity of Delaware’s South Cam­pus on Satur­day for the an­nual Ag Day fes­ti­val. The event, which cel­e­brates agri­cul­ture in Delaware, in­cluded a pet­ting zoo, demon­stra­tions, food and mu­sic.

Univer­sity of Delaware sopho­more An­gela Mar­tone al­lows Ag Day at­ten­dees to pet a baby chick.

Bryn­lee Mit­telmeier, 4, rides a pony at Ag Day.

NE­WARK POST PHOTOS BY JOSH SHAN­NON

Ch­eryl La­co­vara, owner of Plump­ton Park Zoo in Ris­ing Sun, Md., holds Jewel the blue-and-gold macaw.

Marta Kessinger, of the Delaware Mas­ter Gar­den­ers, or­ga­nizes plants for sale at Ag Day.

Clara Gulick, 10, and Carly Mekul­ski, 16, pose with Frou-Frou the minia­ture horse at Tails & Trails 4-H’s booth.

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