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Claud Adams, who was instrumental in laying the groundwork for the 4-H program over 100 years ago, examines corn in the field. (Special Photo)

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Newton historic figure inducted into Agricultural Hall of Fame

Newton historic figure inducted into Agricultural Hall of Fame

In the late 1880s, Claud Adams’ family couldn’t afford to send him to college, so he worked on the family farm while his younger brother Homer earned a degree.

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