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Farm Bureau Agriculture Pavilion

Date: Aug 28 - Sept 02, 2019
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The ag pavilion will be an educational exhibit that gives attendees the opportunity to explore Idaho agriculture.Children and adults will experience educational exhibits and informative presentations with many hands-on activities.The ag pavilion will include many aspects of the agricultural industry and how it impacts our lives every day.

In the Magic Valley, agriculture and food processing account for approximately 75% of the total revenue generated and has a significant impact on the local economy.Several commodities grown in the Magic Valley contribute to the high national ranking for the state of Idaho.The top commodities include trout, potatoes, barley, sugar beets, edible beans, dairy and beef.Other commodities that have a significant impact on the local economy include pork, lamb, wheat, corn, and alfalfa.

Exhibits in the ag pavilion will be educational and fun for the whole family.Stop in and enjoy your time exploring the many aspects of agriculture!

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Do you like Magic and Learning things other people don't know? Yes? Then you'll love the TAF Magic Show! Children of ALL ages are completely engaged while learning the important role Agriculture and our Farmers & Ranchers play in their daily lives.

The TAF Magic Show will be presented daily at the Twin Falls County Fair, August 28 - September 2, 2019. Three shows daily at 2:00, 4:00 & 6:00 p.m. in the Farm Bureau Agricultural Pavilion stage.

Sponsors

KTFT
Stotz Equipment
Northwest Farm Credit Services
2019 Twin Falls County Fair
Farm Bureau Ag Pavilion Presentations

Friday, August 30
3 p.m.
Dig Deeper: Life in the Soil
A panel of local growers, who are soil health champions, will discuss their soil health practices. The panel will be followed by a water infiltration demonstration outside the Ag Pavilion.
Panel: Todd Ballard and Lance Griff with moderator Steve Schuyler, NRCS

5 p.m.
Instant Pot Cooking with Beans
Beans are good for you! This presentation will showcase a quick and easy instant pot bean recipe for a healthy, delicious meal.
Presenter: Julie O’Meara, Idaho Bean Commission

Saturday, August 31
3 p.m.
Pollinators and Us
Learn who they are, what they need, and how we can help them help us in this very delicate symbiotic relationship. Learn which plants you can plant to provide food and shelter for them. Learn what is being done in our area to increase pollinators. Plant lists will be available.
Presenter: Andy West, University of Idaho Extension Horticulture Educator-Twin Falls County

5 p.m.
Quick and Easy Beef Meals
Each of these presentations will feature a different beef recipe for those of us that want a hearty and quick meal.
Presenter: Cindy Wolf, High Desert Meat

Sunday, September 1
3 p.m.
ATV Safety
Basic ATV safety: helmets, eye safety, gear & clothing. Size of machine vs. size and age of youth.
Presenter: Tina Miller, U of I Extension/4-H

5 p.m.
Quick and Easy Beef Meals
Each of these presentations will feature a different beef recipe for those of us that want a hearty and quick meal.
Presenter: Cindy Wolf, High Desert Meat

Monday, September 2
3 p.m.
Instant Pot Cooking with Beans
Beans are good for you! This presentation will showcase a quick and easy instant pot bean recipe for a healthy, delicious meal.
Presenter: Julie O’Meara, Idaho Bean Commission

5 p.m.
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