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Field trip offers students agriculture career options

Hundreds of middle school students took to the field Thursday to learn about careers in agriculture. A line of school buses, made its way through the 20-acre barn at Kinnard Farms near Casco. Owner Lee Kinnard says this 7,200 dairy cow complex is state-of-the-art. "Technology is the great equalizer that [...]

Field trip offers students agriculture career options2019-04-03T00:40:21+00:00

2018 Scholarship Recipients

The future looks bright for agriculture as indicated by the outstanding applications we received for the Kinnard Farms Excellence in Agriculture Scholarship. The 2018 recipients are Jared Baudhuin, Mikayla Haack and Ben Ullmann. Each recipient receives a $1,500 scholarship to recognize and reward their high school accomplishments and interest [...]

2018 Scholarship Recipients2018-11-01T17:40:08+00:00

Dairy education in two years or less

One- and two-year programs like Northeast Iowa Community College allow students to get an education for less money and enter the dairy workforce much faster than the traditional four-year route. Allison Babler says Lakeshore Technical College prepared her well, took a year to complete and left her no student debt. [...]

Dairy education in two years or less2018-11-01T17:40:26+00:00