Dairy Field Trip-June 11, 2020 Hayley Jackson, Midwest Dairy Association

Recorded Zoom Presentation will be available here: https://youtu.be/0BVjd5fTWDU

Welcome to our field trip…today we work with Hayley Jackson, 2020 Midwest Dairy Association Intern.  

We are all about Dairy this Week!  Be sure to check out our facebook page lesson site www.beyondthebarndoor.wordpress.com for lots of lessons this week.   Additionally, If you didn’t catch the teacher training by Chris on Tuesday, check it out….today, I want to add some other activities and resources.

 Insert Midwest Dairy info  https://www.midwestdairy.com/resource/illinois-dairy-farms-then-and-now-infographic/

Illinois Leading Dairy Counties

Diary County Stats

In the book Tales of a Dairy Godmother …Chuck learns about ‘cowpies’.   Dairy cows…like all animals….. ‘it happens’…what to do with the waste from the animal? Or is it waste….(Consider the spring and your lawn and the ‘extra green spots’)   Take a look at this explanation of the Nutrient Management Plan. 

Illinois Digesters:  Blocks in Pearl City, (west of Freeport in Stephenson County)  Digester since 2004.  https://www.journalstandard.com/news/20170815/hunter-haven-farms-among-areas-first-large-dairies#:~:text=Since%20then%2C%20the%20farm%20has,of%20crops%20and%2025%20employees.&text=In%202004%2C%20they%20were%20one,of%20the%20farm%20with%20manure.

Other Technology:  UHT Milk Explained https://www.dairydiscoveryzone.com/blog/everything-you-need-know-about-shelf-stable-aseptic-milk

Those of you who ever worked in food service….or enjoyed coffee in all night diner in college…. “creamer”…since the 1970’s.

Dipping Dots….ice cream https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lCs0mmhqi4s

Dipping Dots and Illinois  Curt Jones, Grand Chain, Illinois -Pulaski County…..SIU alumni explains using LiQuid Nitrogen to make Ice Cream.  https://thesouthern.com/news/local/ice-cream-of-the-future-dippin-dots-inventor-pays-a-visit-to-murphysboro-school/article_f2188f44-b1da-5077-95f2-817192fe81e4.html

Nutrition Info from MDA  https://www.midwestdairy.com/dairy-nutrition/dairy-nutrition/

Farm to Table….Milk from Farm to Grocery in 48 hours with an emphasis on Safety. Enjoy this video from Midwest Dairy.

June is Dairy month…but National Milk Day is January  11   https://nationaldaycalendar.com/national-milk-day-january-11/


Tales of a Dairy Godmother 


Biomass Fueling Change  https://www.amazon.com/Biomass-Fueling-Change-Energy-Revolution/dp/0778729281/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=biomass+fueling+change&qid=1591633960&s=books&sr=1-1

Onion Juice, Poop and other Surprising Sources of Alternative Energy  https://www.amazon.com/Surprising-Sources-Alternative-Energy-Science/dp/1429663472/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=Onion+juice+poop+an+other&qid=1591634020&s=books&sr=1-1

Gail Gibbons Ice Cream The Full Scoop  https://www.amazon.com/s?k=gail+gibbons+ice+cream&i=stripbooks&crid=3P41HE20RQ8Y2&sprefix=gail+gibbons+ice%2Cstripbooks%2C152&ref=nb_sb_ss_fb_1_16

Cris Peterson Clarabelle the Cow: Making Milk and So Much More https://www.amazon.com/dp/1620915901/ref=sr_1_1?crid=2OS2QPMTULRAQ&dchild=1&keywords=clarabelle+making+milk+and+so+much+more&qid=1591635997&s=books&sprefix=clarabelle+%2Cstripbooks%2C142&sr=1-1

Cris Peterson Extra Cheese Please: https://www.amazon.com/Extra-Cheese-Please-Mozzarellas-Journey/dp/1590782461/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=cris+peterson+extra+cheese+please&qid=1591635965&s=books&sr=1-1

Catherine Gilbert Murdock Dairy Queen https://www.amazon.com/Dairy-Queen-Catherine-Gilbert-Murdock/dp/0618683070

Stay Sweet by Siobhan Vivian https://www.amazon.com/Stay-Sweet-Siobhan-Vivian/dp/1481452339/ref=sr_1_1?crid=224NBC86TLIVO&dchild=1&keywords=stay+sweet+siobhan+vivian&qid=1591636308&s=books&sprefix=stay+Swee%2Cstripbooks%2C144&sr=1-1

A Cow, A Bee, A Cookie and Me by Meredith Hooper https://www.amazon.com/Cow-Bee-Cookie-Me/dp/0753450674/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=a+cow+a+bee+a+cookie+and+me&qid=1591717586&sr=8-1

What is up next week? Tuesday STEM Lessons and Activities and Thursday, we learn about BEEF…the other bovines!

Consider signing up and following National AITC as we honor teachers across the nation  https://agclassroom.org/conferences/virtual.cfm

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