Grown for You
WALTERS Don't worry about hitting these cows on the road, they are a part of the colorful paint scheme on Oklahoma's latest agricultural education effort.
During the past year, The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation's youth education and outreach program, Noble Academy, partnered with the Oklahoma Farm Bureau and the Oklahoma Farming and Ranching Foundation to provide an avenue for advancing agriculture awareness to school children through the Grown For You mobile classroom.
Holly Carroll, Oklahoma Farm Bureau vice president of field services and leadership development, said it really attracts attention when it is taken from one location to another.
"When you pull it down the road there are a lot of heads turning to see what it might be," she said.
Steven Rhines, vice president, general counsel and director of public affairs for the Noble Foundation, said they were familiar with a similar mobile program in Texas educating youth about agriculture and so they started checking it out.