Kansas City, Kan. —The Farm Aid concert is in Kansas for the first time in its 26 year history. On Saturday, The National Agriculture Hall of Fame in Bonner Springs, Kan. inducted Willie Nelson as its newest member. The special presentation was made where the concert is being held at the LiveStrong Park.
The best in country music flanked Willie Nelson for his special honor. Most of the 500 invited guests would agree that Nelson represents the heart of the farmer. nelson says he got his Ag roots working the cotton fields of Texas in the middle of the depression.
Nelson has represented Farm Aid for 26 years and he becomes the 39th member of the Ag Hall of Fame. He says he's proud to accept the honor in such an Ag-friendly state.
"Well, Kansas is right in the middle of everything...in the farm belt and if anybody understands the situation, they know it here," Nelson said.
Hall of Famer Willie Nelson wraps up Saturday's concert around 11 p.m.