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Dear Dairy: Mobile dairy visits Eisenhower School

Callie Toews and a Jersey cow named Jitterbug visited Eisenhower Elementary School on Friday. The mobile dairy is an education service offered by the Southwest Dairy Farmers and was sponsored by Hiss Dairy, Great Bend.

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To teach children how cows’ milk is collected, Callie Toews brought a dairy to Eisenhower Elementary School on Friday.
The Southwest Dairy Farmers’ rolling museum was sponsored by Jim and Melinda Hiss from Hiss Dairy in Great Bend.
Schools would love to have field trips to the local dairy, Melinda Hiss said, but it isn’t always possible. This program brings a live cow directly to the kids. On Friday, they watched as Toews attached a milking machine to the udder of Jitterbug, a Jersey cow.
Her 30-minute program explained the benefits of dairy products, which provide potassium, Vitamin B12 ...

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