Doug Sieck, October 2018

Posted: 10/10/2018

Doug introduces us to Deep Root Ranch and takes us along as he is baling. 

October Video


Discussion: What does conservation mean?  How can we care for the soil and the environment?


Content Standard & Question: 4.OA Use the four operations with whole numbers to solve problems

A cow eats 3 percent of it’s body weight per day.

An average cow weighs 1300 pounds.

An average bale of hay weighs 1200 pounds.


How many bales of hay does it take to feed one cow for one month?



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