Gallatin Valley Farm Fair | Agriculture School Field Day | Video Highlight

Published: May 4, 2019
Author/Pilot: Dallas Fischer

The Gallatin Valley Farm Fair completed its 15th year of educating now over 1,200 fourth-grade students from all around the Gallatin Valley about all aspects of agriculture. The Farm Fair is put on by the Brainard Ranch located outside of Manhattan, Montana.

The Gallatin Valley Agriculture Committee which is comprised of both the Bozeman and Belgrade Chambers of Commerce, help organize the event and recruit volunteers and presenters from around the valley.

Overall the fourth-grade students come visit the ranch over a span of 3 days and go through 17 different stations and are served a lunch out of the farm.

The 17 stations are as follows:

  1. Forestry
  2. Weeds
  3. Dairy Cows
  4. Beef Cattle
  5. Horses
  6. Potatoes
  7. Goats
  8. Crops
  9. Pigs
  10. 4-H Club
  11. Bees
  12. Sheep
  13. Water Cycle
  14. Wheat
  15. Farm Safety
  16. Ice Cream
  17. Wagon Ride

The Gallatin Valley Farm Fair is possible by a large number of company sponsors throughout the area and also from the numerous hours put in by volunteers to organize and operate the event to help make sure our youth stay educated about all areas of agriculture in Montana.

Montana Drone Company supports all youth events by offering services at reduced rates or even for free depending on how large the production entails.

Gallatin Valley Farm Fair | Agriculture School Field Day | Video Highlight