Third-graders to visit area farmsPublished 9:36am Thursday, September 13, 2012
The 21st annual Third Grade Farm Tours will be held on Sept. 19 and 20. This event is sponsored by the Albert Lea-Freeborn County Chamber of Commerce Agricultural Committee, and its committed corporate sponsors and friends.
Scheduled visits are as follows:
•Sept. 19: Students from the United South Central, Glenville-Emmons, Alden-Conger and Albert Lea schools of Hawthorne and Sibley elementaries will visit the farms.
• Sept 20: Students from the Albert Lea schools of Halverson, Lakeview and St. Theodore Catholic School, New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva will tour the farms.
Student will visit Larry Reynen’s potato farm, Gary Braaten’s hog farm and John Miller’s dairy farm.