Carroll County 4-H & The Carroll County Agricultural Fair

Presents

2018 AG EDUCATION DAYS 

MONDAY, AUGUST 20th – THURSDAY, AUGUST 23rd, 2018
for
SECOND and THIRD graders 

ATTENDING 

CARROLL COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS, GALAX CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS, & GRAYSON COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS along with AREA HOMESCHOOLERS AND MENNONITE GROUPS

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

The Carroll County Fair is very excited to once again host 2nd and 3rd graders for the Ag Education Days.  The kids will enjoy the educational full day field trip and learn about agriculture and how it affects them and future generations.


 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