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Electronic Field Trip to an Orchard

KET and the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture spent a year documenting the work of orchard owners Mark and Don Haney, who live near Somerset, Kentucky. Students learn about:

  • the crucial role played by honeybees in fruit production
  • the importance of pruning trees in winter
  • how many apples are produced on one tree
  • the economics of operating a successful orchard
  • the fun of visiting an orchard to pick your own apples

Grade Levels: 4-12
Resource Types: Video