Third-graders from the Turlock area got hands-on lessons about farming and food processing Friday at the third annual AgEdventure. The Agricultural Studies Department at California State University, Stanislaus, organized the event, which took place on the Turlock campus. Every third-grader in the Turlock, Denair and Keyes school districts was invited, about 1,400 in all.
Participating companies and groups included the Almond Board of California, Burchell Nursery, California Poultry Federation, California Canning Peach Association, Dave Wilson Nursery, Del Monte Foods, East Stanislaus Resource Conservation District, Garton Tractor, California Milk Advisory Board, Modesto Junior College, Pitman High School Future Farmers of America, Stanislaus County Department of Agriculture and Stanislaus County Farm Bureau.
In picture: Kim and Katie from Haley Farms and Art,
California Poultry Federation