More ideas from Sara
"Farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil and you're a thousand miles from the corn field."  ~Dwight Eisenhower

One of the truest statements i have ever heard… so get your students involved in agriculture some how and find ways to give them hands on learning opportunities.

Because I remember when Brennan was state president my freshman year, and he now has his own pin! (And is a national officer.kinda a big deal!

Steve Rommereim and his wife, Charlotte raise hogs, cattle, soybeans and corn near Alcester, in the southeast corner of South Dakota.      Steve and Charlotte are the fifth generation to raise crops, livestock and families on their land in Alcester.  They raised their two daughters on the farm.

Steve Rommereim and his wife, Charlotte raise hogs, cattle, soybeans and corn near Alcester, in the southeast corner of South Dakota. Steve and Charlotte are the fifth generation to raise crops, livestock and families on their land in Alcester. They raised their two daughters on the farm.

More than 200 South Dakota farms have been formally recognized as being at least 125 years old. More than 2,600 South Dakota farms have already been recognized as being at least 100 years old, and another 45 will be added to the list at the SD State Fair in August of 2012.

More than 200 South Dakota farms have been formally recognized as being at least 125 years old. More than 2,600 South Dakota farms have already been recognized as being at least 100 years old, and another 45 will be added to the list at the SD State Fair in August of 2012.

Sunday morning cows and calves.

Dairy and cattle farms across the country are dealing with extensive feed shortages and skyrocketing forage commodity prices due to abandoned fields, reduced acreages, and lower yields of corn.

Do animals raised for meat live in inhumane conditions?    Healthy, content animals are simply good business for farmers and the well-being of their animals is a very high priority. Farmers and ranchers are constantly exploring new ways to raise their animals in the best way. Many participate in stewardship and certification programs that ensure the good care of their animals, according to the Animal Agriculture Alliance.

Do animals raised for meat live in inhumane conditions? Healthy, content animals are simply good business for farmers and the well-being of their animals is a very high priority. Farmers and ranchers are constantly exploring new ways to raise their animals in the best way. Many participate in stewardship and certification programs that ensure the good care of their animals, according to the Animal Agriculture Alliance.

Warming a calf inside the house to keep him alive is often part of the job. (Loved having one inside when I was growing up!)

Ranching is a job--Warming a calf inside the house to keep him alive is often part of the job. Isn't the first time we have had a calf inside.

The Fragonard Room, sumi ink w 3D lenticular prints. From SYMBIOTAXIPLASM Exhibition, SS Projects, NYC, 2012.

Mary Ann Strandell's installation at SS Projects - drawn on the wall, plus lenticular prints