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Fourth graders pedal out to meet the cows

Fourth graders' introduction to agriculture in March via Ag in the Classroom is culminated at the school year's end with a trip via bike to Leo, Lynn and Andy Gartner's dairy farm. Students, from left, Dharma Larue, Maija Hovelsrud, Matt Schommer, Lexi Smith, Hailey Rendon and Jason Haas learn about a Holstein's daily dietary intake from Leo Gartner. (Jean Ruzicka / Enterprise)1 / 2
Amber Schroeder, right, making a calf's acquaintance, the tour continued via hayride to see the crops and equipment used for harvest and the giant cow food storage bags. (Jean Ruzicka / Enterprise)2 / 2