Farm Academy Live brings the farm to the classroom. Farm Academy Live is our award winning video conference service.Farm Academy currently offers two live video conference programs.
“Milk: From the Dairy to your Door,” introduces students to the dairy industry. Students are taught about dairy products, breeds of cattle, lactation, nutrition and digestion. They are also taught about milk processing methods, both past and present. Essentially the students will witness how milk travels from the cow to the grocery store, and eventually into their home where they can enjoy a refreshing cold glass, everyday. This program connects the student’s everyday lives to the dairy industry, signifying its importance.
“Cotton: From the Field to your Family,” introduces students to the cotton industry. Students are taught about cotton products, growth requirements, plant anatomy, and photosynthesis. The role of a farmer and pest control adviser is discussed along with the introduction of pests associated with cotton farming. Students learn the importance of the industrial revolution as well as cotton processing methods, both past and present. Essentially, the students will witness how cotton fiber becomes a usable product such as a shirt. This program connects the student’s everyday lives to the cotton industry, signifying its importance.
BEFORE you schedule, you should test your classroom technology to make sure that you have the capability to host Farm Academy LIVE.