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Fifth grade farm tour

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Pictured are members of the River Valley fifth grade class as they explore the Sullivan Hog Farm. Photo by Mike Leckband
The annual Cherokee County fifth grade farm tour was held on Tuesday. Students from Cherokee, River Valley, Aurelia, and Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn spent the day visiting area agriculture centers such as the Little Sioux Corn Processors, Sand Seed, Fordyce Dairy and the Sullivan Hog Farm.

Farming education - Janet Sullivan, left, is pictured demonstrating to a group of fifth graders from River Valley why she cuts a tail off a young hog. That is, of course, to prevent a hog from biting other hogs' tails off. Photo by Mike Leckband

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