The State Fair of Texas and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service welcomes you to Farm Day at the Fair, a great educational program focusing on Agriculture for youth. This TEKS aligned adventure provides distinct learning experiences. The mission of Farm Day at the Fair is to raise awareness among 3rd-6th grade students by offering distinct learning opportunities and showing the important connection Agriculture has on everyone’s daily life.
Farm Day at the Fair will be held September 30, October 1, 2, 3, 7, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17, and 18, 2019. Deadline to apply is Monday, September 20, 2019.
This year's Farm Day at the Fair Fun
Milking Parlor: Students will have the opportunity to learn about the benefits of including dairy in a well-balanced diet.
Big Tex’s Farmyard: Students will take a guided stroll through Big Tex’s Farmyard, featuring live animals and the role they play in feeding and clothing the world.
Crop Up: Students will learn how agriculture impacts our daily life through the food we eat and its connection to our health.
Into the Forest: Students will experience one of the following presentations; a professional tree climber who will teach about the benefits we receive on a daily basis from the trees around us. Smokey Bear or wildlife firefighters to learn about wildfire prevention, as well as how these men and woman keep our lands safe.
Farm Day at the Fair Registration
Registration is open May 1 – September 20, 2019.