Virtual Farm Tours For Every Age Group This October

This October, there are several virtual farm tours planned for students of all ages! These are a great opportunity to introduce your students to dairy farming and what they’ll be experiencing through the year-long Adopt a Cow Program. They are organized below by grade level, and several offer lesson components to go along with the tour. Recordings of the tours are made available after the live events.

Del-Rose Farm Virtual Tour

In this virtual tour brought to you by American Dairy Association North East, Farmer Barb from Del-Rose Farm will explore three primary areas of the farm: where the calves live, where the cows live, and where the cows are milked.

Date: Monday, October 30
Time: 11:30 a.m. ET
Length: 45 Minutes
Location: New York
QuestionsClick here to learn more.

Age group? This farm tour is ideal for elementary school.

Deep Dive Virtual Tour

This is a “Deep Dive” tour of Del-Rose Farm, featuring specialists along with the farmer such as veterinarians, nutritionists, or environmental scientists. Students will get a closer look at how farms use technology and experts to provide the highest care for their animals and land.

Date: Monday, October 30
Time: 10:30 a.m. ET
Length: 45 Minutes
Location: New York
QuestionsClick here to learn more.
Age group? This farm tour is ideal for grades 6-12.

Dairy Leaders of Tomorrow Virtual Farm Tour

This virtual farm tour is hosted by Dairy Leaders of Tomorrow to expose high school students to career opportunities on the dairy farm. There are two stops and portions of the tour. Visit Corner View Farm and see robotic milking technology in action. The second stop will be Kirbyville Holsteins & Jerseys farm.

Thursday, October 19
Time: 9:15 a.m. & 12:45 p.m. ET
Length: 60 Minutes Each
Location: Pennsylvania
Questions: Call 717-346-0849

Age group? This farm tour is ideal for high school.