Would be hilarious if it weren't so true.
Had a student, true story, stop by my farm during spring break. I am cleaning a calf pen in the pony barn. In my barns, you dig manure using a pitchfork, no fancy skid steers(they wouldn't fit, ask Larry). Anyway, he hangs around and makes small talk. Could tell something was on his mind. Finally I ask him if something is wrong, he says, "Mr. Shively, why do you store all this in here?"
Another true story. Get done with our cattle section in Animal Science. Have a class at the farm we are haltering bottle calves, Jersey steers. We get done with the day's ativities and a girl asked me, "Mr. Shively, what are you going to do with these calves?". I replied we were going to feed them out then butcher them. She said, "when you butcher these calves, will you get meat or milk?" I had to go back and look, she got a B average on her bookwork in the cattle section. We just don't teach relevance much anymore.
God and family, the rest is icing on the cake.
I'm so far behind, I think I'm in first place.
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