2008 Recipient: Dale Robertson

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Livestock; Educational Farm

Dale Robertson, farm manager of the camp Gwynn Valley in Transylvania County, is automating his milking operation to improve educational opportunities for campers.

The clear tubing of his automatic milker allows children at the camp to view the entire milking process. Gwynn Valley campers participate in all aspects of growing their food.

Dale Robertson

The grant enables Dale to "expose children to another phase of agriculture — the more commercial aspect of it — without increasing labor," he said.

Transylvania County

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