Breakfast on the Farm
BEARDEN DAIRY RESEARCH CENTER
2128 Turkey Creek Road, Starkville, MS 39759
OCTOBER 17 & 18 | 9 A.M.–NOON
open to school groups & field trips
OCTOBER 19 | 9 A.M.–NOON
open to the public & families
LEARN WHERE YOUR FOOD COMES FROM
DAIRY TOUR • MILK A COW • EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES FOR ALL AGES
Registration for a designated date & time is required.
Click link to register.
For more information, contact Amanda Stone
at email@example.com or 662.769.9941.
School groups and families will soon have a chance to tour a dairy farm and learn where their food comes from
National Dairy Month is a great time to consider the numerous health benefits dairy products provide and how supporting the industry indirectly helps a variety of people.
On a rainy day in early autumn, hundreds of people packed into the Mississippi State University Joe Bearden Dairy Center to learn where their milk, butter, yogurt, and ice cream come from. (File Photo by Kat Lawrence)
STARKVILLE, Miss. -- Depressed market prices, increased production costs and labor challenges continue to force generational dairy farmers to seek greener pastures.
STARKVILLE, Miss. -- Families and students have an opportunity to tour Mississippi State University’s dairy facilities this fall.
The MSU Extension Service will host Breakfast on the Farm Oct. 27-28 at the Joe Bearden Dairy Research Center at 2128 Turkey Creek Road near Starkville. The event is open to preregistered school groups from 9 a.m. until noon on Oct. 27. Families and community members are invited to attend the next morning at the same hours.
Pat Ard has tended his grandfather’s legacy since 1971, when he took the helm of the family farm from his father.
What started as a 211-acre Lincoln County cotton farm in 1894 is now a 1,200-acre dairy farm with more than 240 Holstein cows.
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