Classrooms taking virtual field trips to pig farms

Classrooms taking virtual field trips to pig farms

NO muddy boots? No transportation? No permission slips? No problem. With just a Gmail address, webcam and internet connection, classrooms in Ohio — and throughout the Midwest — are being turned into virtual pig farms, thanks to a program initiated by the Ohio Pork Council (OPC), in partnership with Farm Credit Mid-America.

The "Virtual Field Trip to an Ohio Pig Farm" program, which OPC started in 2015, allows students who may have never experienced

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