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Kimball FFA is in the house - the greenhouse, that is


Dawn Fossand

A Kimball plant science student tends her plants in the Kimball High School greenhouse. Alongside the wide array of flowers is a variety of vegetables as well.

Audrey Hepburn once said, "To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow." That very sentiment is echoed in the FFA Creed, "I believe in the future of agriculture," and enacted in the Kimball High School's Ag Greenhouse.

This greenhouse enclosure was purchased in 2004 from Stuppy Manufacturing, according to Kimball's previous Ag Instructor, Alan Held, for around $38,000. It was then erected by local contractors in 2005, at an approximate cost of $26,000. Currently, as it was when first built, is used for the Plant Science class and the FFA students.

The Plant Science class uses the greenhouse...

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