FarmChat® at Sean's Fall Favorites!
It was a blast chatting with two Summit Schools classrooms this morning during our pumpkin FarmChat® at Sean's Fall Favorites! Thank you Brenda for sharing your knowledge with the preK-1st grade students! FarmChat® is a unique program that utilizes technology to bring the farm experience directly into school classrooms. Using an app, students connect with and directly speak with the farmer. Students experienced a taste of agriculture and had a live Q&A session with a farmer w
Porktober - National Pork Month
October is well-known for fall colors, pumpkins, and all things spooky! But many farmers consider October to be a month filled with something else entirely: pork! October is National Pork Month, the time of year when hogs are traditionally marketed. In honor of ‘Porktober’ and hog farmers everywhere, here’s a few fun pork facts. Iowa is America’s largest pork producing state with over 5,400 pig farms! In 2018 alone, Iowa marketed around 48 million hogs and America produces an