Friday, May 22, 2015

Siskiyou CattleWomen host annual education day

Yesterday I took a trip into the high country, which was getting some much-needed rain. I was covering the Siskiyou County CattleWomen's 22nd annual ag education day at the Yreka fairgrounds, which drew about 350 fourth-graders from around the region.

In the photos, from the top: Kids at a Siskiyou County Farm Bureau-sponsored booth hosted by ranchers Ryan and Jennifer Walker learned about the benefits of farmland in capturing water runoff; and Tim Smith of Fawaz Farming in Scott Valley was having the youngsters figure out how much hay could be hauled off in a Harobed truck.

For my full story, check CapitalPress.com soon.

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