Alabama Farmers invite kids on virtual field trips

first_img So, the Alabama Farmers Federation has created a way to bring the farm into the home through Facebook Live at 10 a.m. on Fridays through May 22. “Parents and their children are making huge adjustments as their homes become classrooms, and we want to help by offering entertaining and educational field trips from some of our farmers,” said Jeff Helms, Alabama Farmers Federation Communications Department director. “While these videos will target grades three through five, people of all ages will learn more about how farmers grow food, fiber and timber.” Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Book Nook to reopen By Jaine Treadwell Alabama Farmers invite kids on virtual field trips Email the author Print Article Currently scheduled the topics, April 10 through May 22, include: Peanuts and row crops, fruits and vegetables, beef cattle, honeybees, catfish, greenhouse and nursery products, forestry and cotton and other row crops. Helms said viewers are encouraged to ask questions through the comment section, and each video will include links to educational activities centered around the featured commodity. You Might Like Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Patriot Health ZoneHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential Health32-second Stretch Ends Back Pain & Sciatica (Watch)Healthier LivingThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancelcenter_img Skip Latest Stories To receive Facebook notifications about the Virtual Field Trips, respond as “Interested” in the event or follow the Alabama Farmers Federation page. TH&R Residents adjust to new routines At Troy Health and Rehabilitation Center, the residents are adjusting to the changes that have been made to keep them… read more The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… By The Penny Hoarder Sponsored Content Published 8:30 pm Thursday, April 2, 2020 Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson With Alabama schools closed for an indefinite time, many parents are searching for opportunities for discovery and exploration for their children. And, Alabama Farmers have responded with virtual field trips for the kids that will also be of interest to their parents.Even though agriculture is a huge part of Alabama’s economy and families still live on farms, there are many children who don’t know how peanuts grow or the different between a cow and bull.last_img read more