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Bearing News

The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

Freshman Emma Kimchi examines American Bullfrog tadpoles at the Lincoln University booth
on AG Day 2019. L Professor James E. Wetzel organized the booth for the kids enjoyment. “Its
a way for us to meet students and find people who would be interested in doing research at
Lincoln University.” Wetzel said.

Ag Day Q&As: on tadpoles

Multiple Authors October 24, 2019

James E. Wetzel, a cooperative researcher and professor from the Lincoln University How would you describe your booth? “We got those [tadpoles] from farm ponds and then we put them in a raceway where...

Elissa Baugh cans the experience of Ag Day as she shows off her jars of dehydrated fruit. For her AG day station, Elissa showed off her supervised agriculture experience of dehydrating fruit with prepared jars of dried apples, bananas, and zucchini as well as homemade salsa and jam.
Savannah Meiners discusses the jarringly fun process of sealing the dehydrated fruit. Meiners went into great detail on the process of canning and sealing the dehydrated fruits to preserve them for the farmer’s market at Ag Day this year.

Ag Day Q&As: on dehydration methods

Multiple Authors October 23, 2019

Elissa Baug, junior Can you describe your station? "Yeah so part of the Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE), which is a supervised agriculture experience, my friend chose to do dehydration which...

Two Rock Bridge students marvel at the soft wool while Duncan continues to inform them of the sheeps’ behavior.

Ag Day Q&As: on Hampshire sheep

Multiple Authors October 23, 2019

Kevin Duncan, agriculture teacher What kind of sheep is this? "These are the Hampshire sheep." Is it difficult to prepare for Ag Day? "We have about five Columbian FFA officials at Rock Bridge High...

The smaller the better : Senior Summer Huck (left) pets Malachi, the miniature horse, in the main entrance courtyard during second block of Agricultural Day Oct. 23, 2019. Freshman Ella Zacherl (right) brought in Malachi to RBHS for the day from Brenda Benner Stables to introduce students to the world of agriculture. “...he is here just for fun and for people to learn more about agriculture,” Zacherl said.

Ag Day Q&As: on miniature horse

Multiple Authors October 23, 2019

Ella Zacherl, freshman Could you describe yourself and of the station?  "This is Malachi, and he is a miniature horse, and he is here just for fun and for people to learn more about agriculture." Is...

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