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Electronic Field Trip A Pig Farm

Thomas Family

A tour of the Thomas family's farm in Elizabethtown, a family enterprise where the kids have major responsibilities in the farming operation, for a look at how pigs are raised. Topics of discussion include right-to-farm laws, urban encroachment on farmland, animal waste disposal, pigs' intelligence and behavior, and what it's like to grow up on a farm. A 1997 co-production of KET, the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, and the Kentucky Farm Bureau.

During this one-hour visit, family members show us around the farm and answer questions like these:

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The Electronic Field Trip to a Pig Farm is a 1997 KET production.

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