Moo to You

Did you drink milk today? How did that milk get to you?

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1. On the Farm

Milk cows live on dairy farms.

Farmers feed and take good care of the cows.

Cows give us milk. The farmer in this photo is using a milking machine. What is she doing?

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2. On the Road

Tank trucks take milk from the farm to the plant.

Milk must be kept cool all the way from the farm to you. Why?

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3. At the Plant

Milk is tested and heated to make sure it is healthy and clean. It is put in cartons or bottles.

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4. At the Store

Trucks take milk to stores. Your family buys the milk.

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5. You Drink the Milk

How many different kinds of milk can you name? Skim milk is one kind.

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Whoa

What is it?

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  • Answer
  • Wheat! More wheat is planted in the world than any other crop. Wheat kernels are ground into flour that is used to make bread, pasta, cereal, tortillas, cakes, cookies, crackers, and more!

Cool

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Fun Fact: Minnesota ranks 4th nationally in dry edible bean production. Dry edible beans include pinto, navy, Great Northern, kidney, and black beans.

Joke

What's orange and sounds like a parrot?

  • Answer
  • A carrot!