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National Ag Day

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Saturday, March 17, 2018
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Living History Farms
11121 Hickman Rd
Urbandale, IA 50322 United States
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tractorAgriculture touches lives on an everyday basis. We all eat food grown on farms and wear clothing made from natural products. National Ag Day is a day to recognize the contributions of agriculture to the world. Living History Farms partners with a wide variety of community partners who are a part of today’s agricultural story to celebrate the role of Iowa and its agriculture. Guests can learn about how food products are made on the Iowa farm, the best food for a long and healthy life, and more through several fun activities and crafts. Along with fun ag-themed activities from our partners, enjoy livestock demos, food samples, antique machinery on display, visits to some of our historic sites, and tractor and gator rides in the 1875 town of Walnut Hill.


Cultivating Sponsor: Meier Bernstein Foundation

Supporting Sponsor: Iowa Pork Producers Association

Media Partners: AgriMarketing and Iowa Farmer Today

Event Partners: The Brenton Arboretum, The Gardeners of America, Green Iowa AmeriCorps, Iowa Egg Council, Iowa Soybean Association, Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge, Polk County Ag in the Classroom, Polk County Master Gardeners, State Historical Society of Iowa, Sustainable Iowa Land Trust



Save money when you get your tickets in advance online. Advanced tickets go on sale February 13 at 10am and will be available through March 16 at noon. Tickets will also be available at the door. Tickets required for everyone 2 years and older. Children 1 and under are free.

Purchase tickets

Adults (13+) Children (2-12) Member Adults (13+) Member Children (2-12)
Advanced Tickets
Available Feb. 13 (10am) – Mar. 16 (noon)
$6.50 $6.00 $5.25 $4.75
Tickets at the Door
Available Mar. 17
$7.25 $6.50 $6.00 $5.50


ag day tshirt giveaway

Take home a free LHF t-shirt!

Everyone that purchases advanced tickets will get to take home a free t-shirt! We will have blue long sleeve t-shirts in limited adult sizes and green short sleeve t-shirts in limited kid’s sizes. When you arrive at the event, you’ll select your t-shirt size (one shirt per person). T-shirt sizes will be available first come, first served.