Farm Animal Days

Apr 17, 2017

Despite Rain, Farm Animal Days Delights

Each spring CALS throws open the barn doors to thousands of area school children, teachers and families for a unique hands-on experience with agriculture.

Apr 15, 2016

Farm Animal Days: Connecting agriculture and education

NC State University's annual Farm Animal Days lets area children experience agriculture up close and hands on with the guidance of CALS experts. Field days are important because agriculture is crucial to the North Carolina economy – and more than two-thirds of that contribution is generated by farm animals.

Aug 8, 2013

Farm Animal Days draws nearly 10,000

Neither rainy weather nor muddy fields could keep the crowds away from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences’ annual Farm Animal Days event, designed to give children an up-close-and-personal experience with animal agriculture.

Apr 18, 2013

Farm Animal Days draws nearly 10,000

Neither rainy weather nor muddy fields could keep the crowds away from the college’s annual Farm Animal Days event, designed to give children an up-close-and-personal experience with animal agriculture.

Apr 2, 2012

Farm Animal Days puts children, animals in proximity

March may have come in like a lamb this year, but for more than 10,000 children and adults who attended Farm Animal Days, it went out like chickens and turkeys and horses and cows, rabbits, pigs and, well, there were lambs too.

Mar 30, 2011

Farm Animal Days attracts largest crowd ever

The college's annual Farm Animal Days event drew a record crowd of 10,962 during its three-day run in March. There are animals galore – including chicks, sheep and rabbits to pet – as well as roping demonstrations, tractors to climb on and complimentary cups of N.C. State’s signature “Howling Cow” ice cream.

Mar 10, 2011

Farm Animal Days to educate, delight

The College’s annual “throw open the barn doors” event, Farm Animal Days, takes place March 16-18 at the Beef Education Unit off Lake Wheeler Road. A wonderful event for children, activities include demonstrations of shorn sheep, touch the animals (including […]