Marwell Dairy Farm offered free hayrides to children and adults during the annual Lehigh County Open Gate Farm Tour Oct. 16 from 1 to 5 p.m.
How much milk can one cow produce in a day? Anyone affiliated with a dairy farm can answer that question fairly quickly, but the average person may scratch their head in wonder.
Through an annual event sponsored by the Penn State Extension, 21 farms across Lehigh County opened their gates to anyone with an interest in agriculture on Sunday. Free tours were provided of the facilities, along with activities geared toward children.
At Marwell Dairy Farm on Cassel Road in Coopersburg, farmers once participated in the county's Open Gate Farm Tour, now in its 43rd year. This opportunity allowed adults and children to ask dairy farmers from Marwell just how the entire process comes together while touring their operation....