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Adopt A Farmer, Ross Varilek, November 2016

11/17/2016 - November #1 (Originally taken in January) Watch the video now! Discussion: Ross told us that his family works together to run the ranch. South Dakota has 33,000 farms and 98% of them are run by families. Why do you think that his family works together on the ranch? Standard:  5.5.3  Lis... Read More

Adopt A Farmer, Heidi Selken, November 2016

11/16/2016 - Video 2 – November   Watch the video on Youtube Discussion Question:Heidi told us about the technology that they use on their farm with the Electronic ID tags. This allows the farmers to keep a closer eye on the cows and take better care of them. What are some ways that technology has ... Read More

Adopt A Farmer, Josh Kayser, November 2016

11/16/2016 - November Video Watch the video on Youtube! Josh, Kara, and Family   Discussion Question  Do you know what a grain elevator is? A regular elevator carries people up and down. What would a grain elevator do? When a truck is filled with grain it will drive to the elevator and dump out ... Read More

Adopt A Farmer, Phil Eggers, November 2016

11/15/2016 - November Video   Watch the video here:   Discussion Questions: Phil told us that his family farm, Southview Farms, was started in 1907. How long has his farm been in the same family? Can you think of other business that you know of that are 100 years old or more? (Answers: Johnson &... Read More

Adopt A Farmer, Adam Mohrhauser, November 2016

11/14/2016 - Video 2 – November Watch the video here! Discussion Question:  Adam told us that his farm is his family’s original homestead. What does this mean?   Teacher Resource:  Information for students about the homestead act.    Core Content Standard & Question... Read More

Adopt A Farmer, Greg Moes, November 2016

11/14/2016 - November Video –   Watch this video on Youtube!   Discussion: Greg told us that the farm was homesteaded in 1884. What is a homestead? What possible challenges would a person homesteading face? How did homesteading contribute to the growth of SD?   Content Standard & Q... Read More

Adopt A Farmer, Adam Mohrhauser, October 2016

10/18/2016 - Adam's October Video   Discussion: What products in your school or home that have corn in them?  Teachers can find answers here:   http://commodityhq.com/2012/13-ways-corn-is-used-in-our-everyday-lives/    Content Standard & Question 4.OA.2 Multiply or divide to so... Read More

AAF Heidi Selken-April

8/4/2016 - #6 April AAF 4.L.2.2. Students are able to explain how a size of a population is dependent upon the available resources within its community. When a calf is young it starts off being bottle fed and eventually moves to drinking from a bucket and eating a ration of feed.  As the calves grow ... Read More

AAF Ginger Post-May

8/4/2016 - May AAF Core Standard & Question: Core Standard & Question: 4.OA.2 Multiply or divide to solve word problems involving multiplicative comparison, e.g., by using drawings and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem, distinguishing multiplicative comparison fr... Read More

AAF Ginger Post-April

8/4/2016 - April AAF Core Standard & Question: Core Standard & Question: 4.OA.2 Multiply or divide to solve word problems involving multiplicative comparison, e.g., by using drawings and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem, distinguishing multiplicative comparison ... Read More