Sonoma County Farm Bureau Ag Days

Ag Days

 

Celebrate Sonoma County’s Number One Industry by Attending
Ag Days "The Year of Water and Soil" at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds

School Tours Offered Two Days -
Tuesday, March 13 and Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Take a one-stop tour of Sonoma County agriculture at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds in Santa Rosa. See “Agriculture in Action” through tours and displays from 9 a.m. to noon each day. Students will have the opportunity to see farm animals, crawl through a hay maze and learn more about the source of their food and fiber. They will talk to farmers and learn what it takes to raise plants and animals.

Displays and exhibits feature agriculture commodities and offer information and demonstrations about the exciting role agriculture plays in our modern lives and its value to Sonoma County’s economy and way-of-life.

Reservations are a must! Reservations can be made by completing the enclosed form and faxing to 544-7452 or mailing to Sonoma County Farm Bureau, 3589 Westwind Blvd., Santa Rosa, Calif. 95403.

Reservations are due no later than Feb. 23, 2018.

Every class completing a registration form will be guaranteed a visit to Ag Days on the date selected. Farm Bureau will notify each teacher by fax or e-mail that their registration form has been received.

Please provide a fax and e-mail address on the registration form. Additional information including parking and drop-off instructions will be sent after reservations close.

Download: School Tour Registration Form.pdf

Student and Class Contests

Registration form

Farm Bureau administers several different agriculture related contests for kids of all ages. Click on the link below to learn more about the contest and download an entry form.

To enter the contests please download the form and return it to Sonoma County Farm Bureau No later than February 9, 2018.

 

Download: Teacher Registration From.pdf

Exhibitors

Exhibitor

Please join us as an exhibitor at Sonoma County Farm Bureau’s 2018 Ag Days celebration at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds. Your participation is important to the success of this exciting agricultural experience for urban school children. Last year, more than 6,000 students, teachers and parents attended Ag Days. To exhibit at Ag Days, please contact the Sonoma County Farm Bureau office.

Volunteer

Volunteer

An event this size requires a small army of volunteers and we are seeking your help on March 12th for set up and March 13th and or 14th for the evnt. Volunteers also are needed for the Ag Days Awards Dinner on the evening of March 14th in the Grace Pavilion when we will honor the student winners in the Ag Days contests. To volunteer for Ag Days, please contact the Sonoma County Farm Bureau office.

Ag Days Awards Dinner

Ag Days Awards

All contest winners will be honored at the Ag Days Awards Dinner!

Tuesday, March 13, 2018
5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. (tentative end time)
Grace Pavilion, Sonoma County Fairgrounds


Resources

Teacher resources and lesson plans to prepare your class for Ag Days or for post event activities can be downloaded from the links below.

Dairy Council of California

California Foundation for Ag in the Classroom

Sponsorships

Ag Days Sponsor

Sonoma County Farm Bureau invites your business to become a sponsor for Sonoma County Ag Days. Ag Days educates nearly 6,000 elementary age children, teachers and parents about the importance of agriculture and the value of local food production. Your sponsorship will be used to promote agricultural education, agriculture literacy, distribute agriculture in the classroom curriculum and provide for the venue for the event. We know you share our commitment for promoting agricultural education. Dinner Sponsor – $1,500 - As a dinner sponsor, your company will receive a full page ad in the awards dinner program. Farm Bureau will display your company banner at the dinner and you may elect to have a booth to promote your business. Your company name will be mentioned on the mic during the awards dinner. After the event your company name will be listed as a sponsor in Sonoma-Marin Farm News.

Premium Sponsor – $1,000 - As a premium sponsor, Farm Bureau will display your company banner at the event and you may elect to have a booth to share in the educational experience additionally, your company logo will appear in the awards dinner program. After the event your company name will be listed as a sponsor in the Sonoma-Marin Farm News.

Award Sponsor – $500 - As an award sponsor, your company name will appear in the awards dinner program. Your company name will be mentioned on the mic during the awards dinner. After the event your company name will be listed as a sponsor in Sonoma-Marin Farm News.

Silver Sponsor – $250 - As a silver sponsor, Farm Bureau will display your company banner at the event, your company name will appear in the awards dinner program. After the event your company name will be listed as a sponsor in Sonoma-Marin Farm News.

Donation – Farm Bureau welcomes donations of all amounts and in-kind materials. Please feel free to contact Sonoma County Farm Bureau, (707) 544-5575 for more information.

Your generous support is greatly appreciated.