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Agriculture Discovery Center

The Agriculture Discovery Center opened its doors in 2014 as the largest facility of its kind in the region. The state-of-the-art building features two primary components, livestock stalling and interactive exhibits.

During the Fair the livestock portion is filled with dairy cattle. The cows live in luxury in a building designed for their comfort and care. Exhibitors also find features in the ADC helpful in prepping their animals for show time.

Visitors to the Fair will find that the Agriculture Discovery Center is packed with interactive exhibits for the whole family. Explore the site below for a peek into everything there is to see and do at the ADC.
Barry holding stuff dairy cows
Dairy with Barry. New in 2024! Discover the world of Dairy and learn how milk goes from the farm to the table. Speak with Dairy Farmers, pick up your one of a kind plush cow for a $10.00 donation towards Agriculture Education at the Fairgrounds, enjoy kids activities and trivia with prizes.
Sugarhouse Photo
Fair-ly Sweet Sugarhouse. Learn about the process of boiling sap to make maple syrup. Daily demonstrations 3:00-6:00pm daily.
Moo-Ternity Ward. Cows who are almost ready to give birth will be stationed at the Moo-ternity Ward. Guests may be lucky enough to see a live birth while visiting the Fair. Text 866-866-1002 to be notified when a cow is in labor. Click here for a live stream.
Sow & Piglets. A sow and her newborn piglets will be on hand. Fairgoers can see how the mother sow takes care of the piglets as they snuggle up close looking for some milk.
Milking Parlor. Visit the milking parlor to see cows as they are being milked. Bleachers provide the perfect resting spot to watch as claw milkers are attached to the cows and milk flows through glass lines from cow to container.
Duck Slide
Duck Slide. Watch the cute, fluffy ducklings go down a custom slide into a pool of water!
Young girl standing inside the apple bin display
Apple Bin. Walk through all four seasons inside the giant apple bin to learn about apple production.

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Milkable Mabel. Kids can try their hand at milking a cow inside Milkable Mabel's Stable! The ADC also features a state-of-the-art Robotic Milker, demonstrating the new hands-free technology that is milking cows today!
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