Objectives of the Walkerton Agricultural Society

The purposes of the society shall be in accordance with the objects as stated in the Agricultural and Horticultural Organizations Act, which read as follows:

The objects of a Society shall be to encourage an awareness of agriculture generally and to promote improvements in the life skills and quality of life of persons living in the agricultural community by:

a) Assessing the agricultural, economic and social needs of the agricultural community and developing programs to meet those needs:

b) Organizing and holding agricultural exhibits for which prizes may be awarded with a view to:
i) Encouraging improvements in the product and marketing of agricultural produce and livestock and the methods thereof:
ii) Developing the life skills of persons living in the agricultural community;
iii) Increasing an awareness and appreciation of agriculture and the rural lifestyle:

c) Promoting and encouraging conservation of natural resources;

d) Promoting and encouraging the beautification of the agricultural community;

e) Developing and conducting activities to encourage young people to participate in the activities of agricultural societies;

f) Supporting and co-operating with other associations and organizations in the improvement of the agricultural industry;

g) Supporting and providing facilities to encourage activities intended to enrich the rural lifestyle.