Farm life fun

Local News

September 17, 2019 - 11:29 AM

Jefferson Elementary School first-graders, from left, Colton Hall, Nickolas Trester and Landon Desmarteau check out the controls of an all-terrain vehicle Monday at Strickler Dairy, one of several stations set up to show the myriad aspects of life on the farm.

A pack of 175 first-graders learned firsthand about life on the farm Monday.

The annual Fall Ag Day event, hosted by Strickler Dairy, allowed students from Iola, Humboldt, Marmaton Valley and Yates Center schools to experience the many facets of farm life, from seeing how a full-fledged dairy operation runs to the many careers available in the agricultural community.


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