Flat Aggie Adventures Dairy Series

Have you read our latest Flat Aggie series? Flat Aggie Adventures is a six month newsletter series geared towards a 3rd-5th grade reading level. Newsletter content meets both literacy and science Iowa Core Standards. Flat Aggie visits the different stages in the life-cycle of a dairy herd, along with talking about nutrition, and so much more! Issue #1: Past, Present, and Future Flat Aggie gives us a look into the past, present and future. The Lindsay Dairy LLC began the farm with a four stall parallel milking parlor. The average farmer in the 1950's could milk 100 cows in two-three hours. Today the Lindsay Dairy LLC milks 290 cows with a milking parlor that holds 16 cows at a time. Click on

Painting with Soil

Good afternoon! It is January 15th, 2020 and schools were delayed. Sounds like more snow and ice might be coming this weekend. I think it is safe to say that winter is officially here! Meanwhile in the classroom... we are dreaming of warmer weather! January is the perfect time for resolutions, fresh starts, and goals. For the last two years I have taught soil and water quality lessons following Christmas break, with the intention that students will begin to think about their environment and how each and every one of them can play a role in agriculture! January lessons: Pre-school and kindergarten: Life bracelets- Students will explore what all living things need in order to survive through t

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