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By Forrest Hershberger
Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

Local Ranchers Introduce Students to the Farm Way of Life


Forrest Hershberger

Tyson & Gina Narjes, left, explain to Sidney fourth grade students how his family takes care of cattle at the farm southeast of Sidney. Fourth graders toured the Narjes farm Wednesday and Thursday this week.

The concern in rural areas is often about "growing" the next generation of farmers and ranchers as well as the current season's grains and livestock.

The Gary and Susan Narjes family southeast of Sidney is helping educate students on what life is like on a farm. The family hosted two tours of fourth grade students this week. Son Tyson Narjes and his wife Gina lead the tour, explaining the details of caring for cattle, the breeds of cattle favored at the ranch and what each breed is known for. He told the students his family specializes in cow/calf operations and growing dryland wheat and mi...

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