ORISKANY, N.Y. — For over 20 years Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) Oneida County and the Oneida County Farm Bureau have hosted a spring Farm Fest Field Trip for Oneida County 4th and 5Th grade students to a county farm. This year, like a lot of events, we are doing things a bit differently.
During April, teachers can register their classes for CCE’s FREE virtual Farm Fest events for Oneida County Students Kindergarten through 5th grade.
- 2021 Farm Fest will be presented through May & June and feature:
- Multiple short topic related videos pertaining to different aspects of farming
- Live Q&A Zoom with a local farmer
- *Why Milk …? Poster Contest
- FREE Activities Bucket (limited supply) which includes:
- Seed Starting
- Make it with Wool Kit
- Embryology Kit
- Ice Cream Making Kit
Again supplies are limited and on a first come first served basis so register today.
To register your classroom visit our events section at http://cceoneida.com/
*The Why Milk….? poster contest is sponsored by Oneida County Dairy Promotion. One poster from each grade will be chosen as a winner. The winning youth will win a Steve Spangler Science Activity Kit sponsored by Stewarts Shops Inc. The winning teacher of the student will receive a $50 gift certificate for supplies from AG in the Classroom compliments of Oneida County Farm Bureau.
4-H is one of the largest youth serving organizations in the nation. If you would like to learn more about the opportunities available for youth or adult volunteers in Oneida County, please contact Cornell Cooperative Extension Oneida County at 315-736-3394 ext. 105.
–Cornell Cooperative Extension Oneida County
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