CASPER, Wyo. — Some third grade students in the Natrona County School District attended a “28th Annual Ag Expo” hosted by the Natrona County Cow-Belles at Casper College.
There, they participated in activities such as:
- “Name the Baby Creatures”
- “Spot the Acts that are not Kind to Mother Nature”
- “Chef Solus Food Safety Crossword Puzzle”
“Students were provided the opportunity to visit many attractions that taught them about the different components of agriculture and how it benefits us locally and all around the world,” NCSD Spokeswoman Tany Southerland said on Tuesday, Dec. 3. “Some big attractions included: a Percheron horse, standing 19 hands high, a Percheron-mix mule, standing 16 hands high, and a 7215R John Deere tractor.”
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“The Wyoming Animal Damage Management Board brought a trailer with taxidermied animals for viewing. A poster explaining the parts of plants we eat was available for students to review, and the Natrona County Cow-Belles had a station explaining different tools for identifying livestock.”
The students came from the following schools:
- Bar Nunn
- Crest Hill
- Fort Caspar Academy
- Manor Heights
- Poison Spider
- Verda James