DuPage County Farm Bureau

Agricultural Education Expo

 

2018 Ag Expo

2018’s Ag Expo was held on January 31st and February 1st. Third and Fourth graders throughout the county were invited to attend this exciting experience. Held annually at the DuPage County Fairgrounds in Wheaton, the Expo teaches students about agriculture and how it pertains to a favorite treat – pizza!  This year, 346 students attended the Expo.

Stations and experts included:

  • Bees – Marilyn De Vries – DuPage County Farm Bureau, Ag in the Classroom Educator
  • Dairy – Kenna Anderson – DuPage County Farm Bureau, Ag in the Classroom Educator
  • Grains – Bob Brackmann & Bill Pauling – DuPage County Farm Bureau, Board of Directors
  • Livestock – Matt Denhart & Staff – Kline Creek
  • Nutrition – Christine Birns & Patty Luster – University of Illinois Extension
  • Pizza – Suzy Anderson & Mary Biernacki – DuPage County Farm Bureau, Ag in the Classroom Educators
  • Vegetables – Haley Siergiej – Nutrients for Life

Students learned where their favorite food really comes from, and even got the chance to see real livestock! The event concluded with students enjoying a piece of pizza

2018 Ag Expo Registration Closed

2019 Ag Expo information will be released early fall 2018…