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.
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.
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 sheep, goats, rabbits, pigs and the famous chick pen), a chance to practice roping, tractors [...]