Program and Event Information
Stanislaus County Farm Bureau offers a number of programs to members and to the entire community to help promote and protect agriculture. Here are just a few of the programs. If you are interested in learning more contact Stanislaus Farm Bureau today.
A grassroots program that engages the agriculture community in the public process. FARM TEAM makes taking action easy! As a web-based program, you will receive e-mail Action Alerts that allow you to send letters and participate in activities that protect family farms and ranches. It's as easy as clicking your mouse and typing your name. Once you're signed up the rest is easy!
Click here to learn more!
Ag in the Classroom
Reaching out to children during school tours and going out to schools, Stanislaus County Farm Bureau's Ag in the Classroom teaches children where their food and fiber comes from and the importance of agriculture in their lives. Call the Farm Bureau today to schedule a visit in the classroom or a presenter at your local Ag Day. There are many resources available at the Farm Bureau, for both teachers and students.
For downloadable lesson plans and fun games check out the California Foundation for Ag in the Classroom.
Ag EdVenture Day
Held in May at the Stanislaus Fairgrounds in Turlock, this event is for the third graders in Turlock School District. The day is a FREE field trip for all of Turlock City Schools to experience agriculture up close.
Stanislaus Farm Bureau is the lead organizer for the day, but it would not be possible without the many local ag businesses and supporters in the area. If you are interested in volunteering for the next Ag EdVenture Day contact us today.
Stanislaus Safety Seminar
Stanislaus County Farm Bureau just hosted their 11th Annual Stanislaus Safety Seminar. This event is free to all members and is to educate growers and employees on current laws, regulations and safety standards in the industry. Continuing education hours is provided on this day. The Stanislaus Safety Seminar is held in February at Modesto Junior College, so check back then for more information.
Young Farmers & Ranchers
Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers are active agriculturists like you--between the ages of 18 and 35 and involved in production, banking, business, and many other areas of the industry. Young Farmers and Ranchers develop leadership skills while volunteering time as active, vital members of the county Farm Bureaus.
Paving the future for agriculture
Stanislaus County Farm Bureau and its Young Farmers & Ranchers (YF&R) committee is dedicated to helping build new leadership in Farm Bureau and agriculture, and as part of our efforts offer educational scholarships to ongoing agricultural majors at Modesto Junior College.
Contact the Farm Bureau today to get a scholarship application. Applications and Interviews are usually due in April.
** New in 2015, High School Senior Scholarships are available. Deadline for scholarship is May 14, 2015. Interviews will be held Monday, June 1, 2015 at the SCFB Office.
Stanislaus County Fair
10 days of Ag fun!
The Stanislaus County Farm Bureau has a long history of active participation at the Stanislaus County Fair. Stanislaus Farm Bureau and Stanislaus Farm Supply are a partner at the Junior Livestock Auction. You can also see Board Members passing out bottled water on those hot sale days to members of the community.
At the County Fair, Stanislaus County Farm Bureau manages the School Tours. This is a way to reach out to hundreds of children, young adults and adults. If you are interested in participating or volunteering in the School Tours,
contact the Farm Bureau office today.