By Jessica Millenbaugh, chapter reporter
On Friday May 18th, seventy second graders from Colonel Crawford traveled to the high school to learn about farm animals, tractors, plants, and many more aspects of agriculture. Each of the kids we’re asked to bring a canned food item that was given to the Bucyrus Salvation army. The group collected 85 cans of food that was donated.
Second graders visited 12 stations that educated them about farm life. Among the stations were: pigs, sheep, horses, poultry, goats, dairy, steers, tractor safety, plants, and woodworking. At these stations students learned about quality assurance, breeds, show practices, what food and by products come from each animal, and general care for the animals.
While at the horse station, they each took a ride down the driveway which was a highlight for most. At the tractors they learned safety, parts, the use of the electronic GPS equipment, and what tractors are used for. … Continue readingRead More »