Cap off the end of 2019 at Farm Wisconsin with our first ever STEM Week! Starting on December 26th and going through December 31st, various businesses and organizations will onsite! They will offer guests hands-on activities from 10:00am to 2:00pm. Each day will provide new, captivating activities for guests. All activities are geared specifically towards students ranging from kindergarten to high school seniors.

STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and math. See how advancements in these four fields are combining forces to change and shape the way agriculture looks. Learn how to apply new technologies to real-life agricultural situations.

STEM Week Schedule of Activities
(schedule is subject to change)

Thursday, December 26

  • Manure Digester model & video
  • Feed & nutrition
  • Milk Addie the cow
  • Back of house tour of the Birthing Barn
  • Vertical Farm
  • STEM Kits (Ozobots and Squishy Circuits)

Friday, December 27

  • Milk Addie the Cow
  • Anatomy of calves and housing
  • Vertical Farm
  • STEM Kits (Ozobots and Squishy Circuits)
  • Manure Digester model & video
  • Artificial insemination Simulator – Bovine Breeder

Saturday, December 28

  • Virtual Reality
  • Milk Addie the Cow
  • STEM Kits (Ozobots and Squishy Circuits)
  • Create magic milk plastic
  • Filter milk
  • Colostrum testing
  • Growth calculations
  • Vertical Farm
  • Manure Digester model & video

Sunday, December 29

  • Virtual Reality
  • Milk Addie the cow
  • STEM Kits (Ozobots and Squishy Circuits)
  • Milk STEM activity
  • Vertical Farm
  • Manure Digester model & video

Monday, December 30

  • Aquaponics
  • Soil scan machine
  • Plant a seed
  • Calculate the yield on a field of corn
  • Live mobile mapping and manure spreading practices
  • Field Scouting
  • Drone (dependent on weather)
  • 3-D Pen creations
  • Virtual Reality
  • Vertical Farm
  • Milk Addie the cow
  • Anatomy of calves and housing
  • STEM Kits (Ozobots and Squishy Circuits)
  • Manure Digester model & video
  • Crop Insurance

Tuesday, December 31

  • Aquaponics
  • Virtual Reality
  • Vertical Farm
  • Milk Addie the cow
  • Filter milk
  • Back of house tour of the Birthing Barn
  • STEM cardboard building kits
  • STEM Kits (Ozobots and Squishy Circuits)
  • Manure Digester model & video

Local businesses and organizations participating include: Bayland Buildings, CP Feeds, Country Visions Cooperative, DVO Inc., Fork Farms, Greenstone Farm Credit Services, InDepth Agronomy, Lakeshore Technical College, Manitowoc County Dairy Promotion Committee, Manitowoc Public Library, Milk Specialties, Nsight Telservices, Sheboygan County Dairy Promotion, Sheboygan North Robotics and Superior Fresh.

Participation in STEM Week will be included in the normal Farm Wisconsin daily admission fees ($16 adults, $12 senior, $8 kids ages 4-18) or your Farm Wisconsin membership. The center will be open for its normal business hours of 9:00am to 5:00pm.

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