The American Dairy Association went on three virtual tours with American dairy farms. The virtual tours can be viewed online, and around 50 minutes each. A host asks the farmers questions from children as the farmer shows his or her farm and cows.
a tour of a dairy farm for ages 4-9 (k-3rd grades)
Tour the Dutch Hollow Farm in New York. You’ll learn about calf care, such as how a calf is fed, and why it is separated from its mother. View the dairy farm tour for little ones here.
a tour of a dairy farm for ages 10-13 (4th t0 6th grades)
Will-O-Crest Dairy is also in New York. This tour was created especially for older elementary students. The tour begins with calves in outdoor huts, and continues through milking the cows and adult care. View the virtual dairy farm tour for older elementary students here.
a tour of a dairy farm for ages 14 and up (Jr & high school)
JoBo Holsteins Farm is in Pennsylvania. The tour begins with a drone view of the family farm. It continues with where the calves live, what and how the cows eat, and how the barns are cleaned. View the virtual farm tour for junior and high schoolers here.
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