A letter was sent to all the participating schools. If you did not receive the letter, please contact Joe Scott @ (765) 760-4443
TO REGISTER – Please fill out the form at the bottom of this page.
Teacher Bag Educational Materials Donors
Natural Resource Conservation Service
Indiana State Poultry Association
National Watermelon Board
Purdue Extension / Delaware County
Delaware County Soil And Water Conservation District
Indiana Soybean Alliance
Indiana Corn Marketing Council
Indiana Corn Growers Association
Indiana Beef Council
American Dairy Association Indiana
Here are some of the educational opportunities at the 2019 Farm Festival:
- Corn Maze furnished by A-1 For Fun (Bob Walsh)
- The Delta FFA will be entertaining children of all ages with an abundance of farm animals
- You may touch the animals and may ask questions about the animals
- Cows will be available for milking also
- There will also be a young children’s Farm Play Area complete with grain boxes (like sand boxes) to play in
- The Farm Play Area will have a coloring area and a hammer and peg board area for young carpenters
- Different sizes of horses ranging from quarter horses to miniature horses
- Performed by Lee Miller and Will Herr
- You can see the difference between the size of the implements and the time it takes to farm, from the “old days” to now
- Large Farm Implements
- Antique Horse-Drawn Farm Implements
- Saw Mill
- Demonstrations on making arrowheads out of rocks
- There will be a large variety of antique and new machinery
- There will be an old-fashioned “outhouse” and a “pitcher pump”
- They will demonstrate how they carve small handheld figures, animals, and other gadgets from wood
- The IU Health will be landing their Lifeline Helicopter at the Festival on Wednesday (date could change pending emergencies and bad weather)
2019 Delaware County Farm Festival Scholarship Program
The Delaware County Farm Festival Committee offers scholarships of $500 annually through our organizational scholarship program designed to help students pursue an education with a preference in agriculture, finance or an agriculture-related field of study.
- Scholarship is open to high school seniors, current college students, members of Future Farmers of America.
- Participants of the Delaware County Farm Festival who have a minimum of one year of Farm Festival Service.
- Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0.
- Priority will be given to those pursuing a degree in any of the following agricultural-related studies:
Agribusiness and Applied Economics, Agricultural Communications, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Systems Management, Agronomy, Animal Sciences, Bio Chemistry, Botany and Plant Pathology, Entomology Food Science, Forestry and Natural Resources, Horticulture, Landscape Architecture, Youth Development and Agricultural Education, Agriculture Information Technology, Agricultural Business Management, Agricultural Sales and Marketing, or any other agricultural related field.
Submit application to:
Delaware County Farm Festival Committee c/o Becky Daugherty
301 N Co Rd 700 E
Selma IN 47383
DEADLINE: APRIL 1, 2019
Your class must be registered by March 1st to receive the complimentary teacher bags.
Sign up must be completed by March 1, 2019. Please contact Becky Daugherty with any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org