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In: Exhibit Farm Display

15
Mar

Perfect Poultry-Themed Pictures: A Chicken Photo Op

The chicken face cutout board

“A picture is worth a thousand words.” We always keep that proverb in mind, since our…

15
Feb

Soil Sleuths: Two Interactive Soil Science Displays

Closeup of graphics explaining the differences between different tillage methods

Soil’s kind of like air in some ways. It’s all around us, it’s easy to overlook,…

18
Jan

Watch Out for Wilt: A Lifelike Model of Goss’ Wilt Disease

Lifelike replica of corn plant showing effects of Goss’ wilt disease

We really like plants at Exhibit Farm. Corn plants, soybean plants, sugarbeet plants. And we especially…

21
Dec

Don’t Bite This Bacon! Realistic Fake Meat

Hand holding an artificial pork chop

We make a lot of artificial plants around here. Whether it’s some corn, some soybeans at…

23
Nov

Aquifers and Agriculture: A Groundwater Display

Closeup of the graphics on the groundwater challenges display

What does geology have to do with agriculture, you might wonder? Rocks don’t exactly grow like…

31
Aug

Our Sweet Sixteen (Plants): The Planting Errors Display

Closeup of artificial corncobs on corn planting error models

Precision agriculture’s been around for several decades, but it really took off in the 21st century….

17
Aug

From Farm to Store: The “Make the Match” Display

Closeup of Exhibit Farm's Make the Match display, designed to show the connections from farm to store

Take a look around you: how many objects in the room come from a farm? Unless…

20
Jul

The Human-Sized Milk Bottle: Teaching about Dairy

Milk Bottle Display Assembly

As a representative for the dairy industry down south, the Dairy Alliance does a lot of…

22
Jun

How Does Your [Soybean] Grow?: Soybean Growth Stage Display

“Mistress Mary, quite contrary, how does your garden grow?” Did you ever hear that nursery rhyme?…

25
May

A Kernel of Knowledge: The 3D Corn Kernel Model

Photo shows a hand holding one half of the 3d corn kernel model, with the other half in the background

A corn kernel that’s nearly a foot long? It almost sounds like a Paul Bunyan story….