Adopt A Farmer

Fourth grade classrooms across the state have the chance to "adopt" a farmer for the school year. Our farmers then send the classroom monthly video updates about what is going on at the farm that month. The farmer also visits the classroom at least once during the school year. For more information or to register your class to "adopt" a farmer email  

Ross Varilek, February 2017

February 15, 2017
Originally filmed February 2016

Ross Varilek, November 2016

November 30, 2016
Originally filmed November 2015   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?  …