Carroll County 4-H & The Carroll County Agricultural Fair

Presents

2018 AG EDUCATION DAYS 

AUGUST 21st – 23rd,  2018
for
SECOND and THIRD graders at our Local Schools

Contact Jonette Mungo, Carroll County Extension’s 4-H director, for more information at jonetm4@exchange.vt.edu or call (276) 730-3110

The Carroll County Fair is very excited to once again host 2nd and 3rd graders for the Ag Education Days.  The schools will enjoy the educational full day field trip.

The theme for 2017  was From Farm to Table“.


The tentative Schedule will be as follows:

9:00-9:15 am-Buses Arrive

 9:15-9:25 am-Welcome (in the Arena Area)

 9:25-9:55 am-Opening Event “Old Timey Days”

10:00-11:43 am-Station Rotation

11:45-12:20 pm-LUNCH

12:23-2:00 pm-Station Rotation

2:00-2:10 pm-Load Buses

  • Please, listen for the air horn to signal station rotation
  • Please, follow your guide as he/she leads you to your next station

 2017 DAILY STATIONS:

Front 1 – Exhibits FB Women
     Tuesday – FGES/Wednesday – GBES/Thursday – Galax
Front 2 – Music Guild
    Tuesday – FGES (3rd grade)/Wednesday – GBES/Thursday – Galax
Front 3 – Bathroom and Snacks
    Tuesday – HES/Wednesday – LES/Thursday – Galax
Front 4 – Storytelling
   Tuesday – HES/Wednesday – LES/Thursday – Galax
Front 5 – FFA Horticultur
   Tuesday – HES/Wednesday – LES/Thursday – Galax
Front 6 – Beekeeping
   Tuesday – HES/Wednesday – LES/Thursday – Galax
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Back 7 – Bathroom Break
   Tuesday – HES/Wednesday – SPS/Thursday – GVES
Back 9 – Barnyard Breeds and Farm Uses
   Tuesday – HES/Wednesday – SPS/Thursday – GVES
Back 10 – Germ/Hand washing
   Tuesday – HES/Wednesday – SPS/Thursday – GVES
Back 11 – Animal Fibers and Market Products
   Tuesday – OES (2nd Grade)/Wednesday – Homeschool/Thursday – GVES
Back 12 – Natural Resources: Flooding Table
   Tuesday – OES (Third Grade)/Wednesday -Church Schools/Thursday – GVES


We would like to thank the Carroll County Public School System , the Galax City School System, Baywood School/Grayson County School System, and all teachers and school staff for supporting our Ag Education Days as the Fair!

 Goal of Ag Education Days:  Introduce students to local agriculture

Objectives of Ag Education Days at the Fair:

  • Provide students hands-on agricultural experience
  • Demonstrate to students role agriculture plays in everyday life
  • Teach students need for conservation of resources needed for agriculture
  • Provide students and teachers with follow-up resource materials related to agriculture
  • Introduce students to lesser-known areas of agriculture
  • Allow students to taste locally grown watermelon at snack station

Sponsors  for the Ag Days:

American Dairy Association North East
American Lamb
Cattlemen’s Beef Board and National Cattlemen’s Beef Association
Carroll County
Carroll-Grayson-Galax Solid Waste Authority
National Onion Association
National Peanut Board
National Pork Board
National Watermelon Promotion Board
North Carolina Sweet Potato Commission
Virginia Beef Industry Council
US Apple Association