Dolan Farms - October 2022

Posted: 10/20/2022

Dolan Farms – October 2022


Meet Andrew Dolan a farmer from the Beresford area. He introduces us to his farm and shows us some of the pigs that they raise.


Discussion Topic: Core standard 4.H.3.1 Compare and contrast life today with life in historical time periods. Andrew said that his family Homesteaded the land in 1889, arriving there in a covered wagon. Compare and contrast how we travel today with how people traveled during the homestead time period.

 Additional resource: Homesteading Dakota PDF


Discussion Topic: Core standard 4-LS1-1 Construct an argument that plants and animals have internal and external structures that function to support survival, growth, behavior, and reproduction.

When Julia was showing us the controller for the pig barn, she said that the pigs like the temperature to be warm. Do you think the heating system in the barn is similar to a heating system in your house?