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PHOTOS: Farm animals at the Young Farmers Open House

  • Savanah, 3, and her sister Evangeline Lydon, 5, greet Norman, the one-month-old jersey cow, as he walks past them at the New Hampshire Farm Bureau Young Farmers Open House in Concord on Saturday afternoon, May 24, 2014. The sisters from Boston were visiting their grandparents with their family and, according to their mother, begged to come to the event to see the baby animals. Norman is from J & F Farms in Derry. <br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)

    Savanah, 3, and her sister Evangeline Lydon, 5, greet Norman, the one-month-old jersey cow, as he walks past them at the New Hampshire Farm Bureau Young Farmers Open House in Concord on Saturday afternoon, May 24, 2014. The sisters from Boston were visiting their grandparents with their family and, according to their mother, begged to come to the event to see the baby animals. Norman is from J & F Farms in Derry.

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  • Sharna the goat from the Mount Laurel farm in Wolfeboro hangs out near the baby animals area at the New Hampshire Farm Bureau Young Farmers Open House on Saturday afternoon, May 24, 2014. <br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)

    Sharna the goat from the Mount Laurel farm in Wolfeboro hangs out near the baby animals area at the New Hampshire Farm Bureau Young Farmers Open House on Saturday afternoon, May 24, 2014.

    (ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff) Purchase photo reprints at PhotoExtra »

  • Savanah, 3, and her sister Evangeline Lydon, 5, greet Norman, the one-month-old jersey cow, as he walks past them at the New Hampshire Farm Bureau Young Farmers Open House in Concord on Saturday afternoon, May 24, 2014. The sisters from Boston were visiting their grandparents with their family and, according to their mother, begged to come to the event to see the baby animals. Norman is from J & F Farms in Derry. <br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)
  • Sharna the goat from the Mount Laurel farm in Wolfeboro hangs out near the baby animals area at the New Hampshire Farm Bureau Young Farmers Open House on Saturday afternoon, May 24, 2014. <br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)

On Saturday afternoon, the New Hampshire Farm Bureau on Sheep Davis Road opened its doors to visitors. Information booths, local farmers and farm animals were gathered on the lawn. The buerau was holding a Young Farmers Open House geared at introducing young folks to the joys and importance of farming, as well as the Young Farmer program. It is a program for people between the ages of 16 to 35 with an interest in agriculture. The program provides leadership training opportunities geared to developing our state’s future agricultural leaders.

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