FFA Class Goes to Pioneer

As a class field trip, tenth grade FFA students went to Pioneer Hi- Bred Research Facility. At the beginning or the tour there was a presentation by Polly Longaberger and Dave Whitaker who were the tour guides. They are also the head researchers at Pioneer Hi- Bred Research Facility in New Holland. The presentation was about hybrid plants especially corn and how it is grown and produced it for their seed crop and research purposes. Then the tour continued out to the barn where students were introduced to the specialized equipment that is used to harvest the crops for the research facility. The tour ended with the students having an opportunity to ask any questions about hybrid plants and how they are produced.

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