“Cow”-operation is a Must In Ontario

The Grade 3’s were visited by a Dairy Farmer today. We discussed all of the different regions in Ontario and how the Dairy Industry is vital to the industry of the Great Lakes/St. Lawrence Lowlands.  Dairy Farms are located in rural communities where farmers, lab technicians, bulk tank carriers, veterinarians, and nutritionists, all work together or “cow”-operate to bring healthy dairy products to urban centers.  The Dairy Farmer explained the milking process as well as how every sample is tested, packaged, and sent to our grocery stores. We learned that different parts of Ontario have different kinds of jobs and how people depend on each other and the land for many different reasons like agriculture, business, residential, transportation and recreational uses.  Ontario is definitely a great place to live, work, and play in!

-Paula Georgiou