Date(s) - 3 Nov 2012
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Join us for Farm Day!
Saturday, November 3, 2012
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Arid-Land Agricultural Research Center
21881 North Cardon Lane
United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service,
Arid-Land Agricultural Research Center and
The University of Arizona, Maricopa Agricultural Center
CSI Maricopa – detecting predation using molecular methods
Name that Insect – contest that matches sounds to insect
Find the Bed Bugs –where to find the critters in your home
Auto-guidance tractor – ride along!
DNA extraction from strawberries
Hayrides for the kids to the UA Farm Village – – visit the 4-H farm animals petting zoo!
Biofuel crops display
Irrigation display/hands-on technology
Cotton gin display
Remote sensing instruments display
Industrial crops display (e.g. natural rubber from guayule)
Farm equipment display
Arizona Farm Bureau
Future Farmers of America
For More Details: http://www.ars.usda.gov/pwa/maricopa