THOMAS â On Wednesday Students moved quietly about their tasks, moving sprinkler pipe, pulling weeds, doing other things farmers do daily.
They are participants in the crop science class at Snake River High School.
Joining them were members of Crop Production Services, which provides
âWeâre excited to help because weâre in the fertilizer business,â said Leon Anderson of CPS.
âMost crop consultants average about 55 years old so weâre trying to get
kids interested in farming,â Anderson said of CPSâ participation in the class.
âThereâs going to be a whole bunch of openings,â
BLACKFOOT â Patients and staff at State Hospital South (SHS) can now enjoy a water fountain in the flower garden thanks to Idaho State Universityâs College of Technology nursing students.
The students dedicated the fountain Wednesday afternoon in memory of a
beloved employee, Marvin Welch, who served as psych tech at the hospital
and helped nurture the garden, making it a special place.
He died in 2004.
âHe [Welch] helped change the culture here,â said Amos Grim, assistant
director of nursing at the hospital.