Delta County 5th Grade Agriculture and Natural Resource and Industry Tour
Date: October 7, 2014 - October 8, 2014
Time: 8:45 a.m. - 2:05 p.m.
Location: Various delta county locations- please see brochure for indepth information
Contact: Dave Radloff, Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development, firstname.lastname@example.org, (906)786-3032
Purpose/objectives of the tour: to become aware of agriculture, natural resources, and industry in our community. to gain a better understanding as to the importance of agriculture, natural resources, and industry to the livelihood of each and every person. to give students a better understanding of people working in various professions and careers, and the career possibilities/requirements associated with these professions. to help students gain further knowledge about agriculture, natural resources, and industry issues relevant to the Delta County area. • Tour locations will be marked with signs and site numbers. Site #1 Delta County Recycling Center and Landfill 5701 Nineteenth Ave N, Escanaba Site #2 Soil Management MSU FBIC (Formally UPTIC) 6005 J Rd, about 6 miles west of Escanaba Site #3 Invasive Species Escanaba Water Treatment Plant Ludington Park, Escanaba Site #4 Sport Fishing DNR Pocket Park UP State Fair Grounds, Escanaba, MI 49829 Site #5 Fisheries Management Escanaba North Shore Boat Launch Site #6 MSU Forest Biomass Innovation Center (FBIC) (Formerly UPTIC-Upper Peninsula Tree Improvement Center) 6005 J Rd about six miles west of Escanaba Site #7 Hyde-a-Way Stables 5611 I Rd, Escanaba Site #8 Rappette’s Beef Farm 4641 County 421 21st Rd, Cornell Site #9 VanDrese Dairy and Potato Farm 4185 Meadow 24th Lane, Cornell Site #10 VanAire, Inc 840 Clark Dr, Gladstone Site #11 Rainbow Packing 3532 18th Rd, Escanaba