By Ann Oswald, 2011 Pork Mentor
The students were filing in with their teachers and looking for a place to sit. The building was humming with noise. There were voices of many excited students, the mooing of a cow and baaing from a sheep. We as exhibitors were visiting and getting ready for our presentations. Life on the Farm, a day of exploration.
Presenting about the swine industry to hundreds of elementary students with my mom made for an enjoyable day. We were able to share a great deal of information with the students which included the life cycle of a hog, where they live, what they eat, how they are used for meat and other products, as well as some interesting facts.