Brad Greenway, a wheat and hog farmer from rural Mitchell, answers questions Wednesday after talking about what he does as a farmer. Greenway and his wife, Peggy, visited along with dairy farmers Gary and Amy Blase, at right. The Blases operate a dairy farm near Ethan and talked to the students about what goes into producing milk and other dairy products, like cheese. (Anna Jauhola/Republic)1 / 2
Peggy Greenway, center, hands out “feed rations” to the students. The Greenways raise hogs in rural Mitchell, and the bags of rations contained the essentials given to hogs — protein, fiber, fats, minerals/nutrients and water. (Anna Jauhola/Republic)2 / 2
Students in Hallie Tate’s fourth-grade class at L.B. Williams Elementary School in Mitchell enjoyed pizza after a presentation explaining how wheat, hogs and milk all contribute to making pizza to celebrate National Ag Week.
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