Monday, June 1, 2009

State 4-H Junior Youth Dairy Day

Date: Monday June 22, 2009
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Rowan County Fairgrounds, Salisbury, NC
Ages: Youth ages 5 to 13

Overview: This is the second year for this event that is designed to educate youth ages 5 to 13 about the animal and food aspects of the North Carolina dairy industry and to spark their interest in 4-H dairy youth activities. Youth will attend various "hands on" 30 minute workshops to learn about the following topics:
- our North Carolina dairy industry
- modern milk production
- basic veterinary care of dairy animals
- dairy foods and nutrition
- make butter and smoothies
- make ice cream

There is no charge to participate in our NC Junior Youth Dairy Day. This event is sponsored by the North Carolina Purebred Dairy Cattle Association (NC PDCA).

Lunch will be provided.

If you are interested in registering for this event, please contact the Extension Office at (336) 372-5597 by Monday, June 8th.

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