Kiddie Ag Day Scheduled for May 8

Hundreds of local school children and their teachers will visit Alfred State College during its annual Kiddie Ag Day celebration sponsored by the faculty, staff, and agriculture students at the college on Thursday, May 8.  Youngsters from Alfred-Almond; Bath; Portville Elementary and Portville Christian; Fillmore; Cuba; St. Ann's, Hornell; Genesee Valley Elementary; Immaculate Conception, Wellsville; and Scio; as well as preschoolers from the Head Starts of Cuba and Wellsville; and the Alfred and Wellsville Montessori schools; and several area home schooling families, have been invited to tour the college's farm complex, viewing milking operations and general farm activity.  The children, their teachers, and parent volunteers who attend will get "up close and personal" with horses, pigs, and sheep; they will also learn about animal care from ASC student volunteers.