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Hale County Farm Field Day

The annual Hale County Farm Field Day is a collaborative effort of Hale County Cooperative Extension Office, farmers, local school system, USDA agencies, agricultural related businesses, master gardeners, farm organizations, county government and law enforcement to educate students K-6 on the importance of agriculture. Students meet local farmers and participate in a day of local agriculture educational and recreational activities. Activities included: Ice cream making, beef cattle demonstration, hay ride tour, goat demonstration, 4-H activities, history of agriculture storytelling, forestry demonstration, etc.

 

hale county farm field day 1

Urban REA Tommy Teacher providing a meat goat demonstration to 4th grade students

hale county farm field day 2

Hale County Farmer Tommy Martin providing a farm machine demonstration to 6th grade students

hale county farm field day 3

Retired Agri-science educator and local Black Angus Cattle Producer Cornelius Joe explains to students his brood cow farming operation