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O.W.L.S. program to feature tour of Maytag Dairy Farm

Published: Tuesday, July 9, 2013 11:04 a.m. CST • Updated: Tuesday, July 9, 2013 11:05 a.m. CST

The Jasper County Conservation Board and Jasper County Elderly Nutrition will host an Older, Wiser, Livelier Seniors program to tour Maytag Dairy Farm on Wednesday.  

The public is invited attend the hour-long tour, which includes a video on how the cheese is made, a tour of the packaging and mailing area and a chance to sample the world-famous cheese.

Public transportation will be provided to and from the site for $2 a person. The group will meet at the Jasper County Community Center at 9:45 a.m. to board the bus, or participants can meet at the farm at 10 a.m. 

Register for the program by calling Jasper County Conservation at (641) 792-9780.  

The O.W.L.S. program is a conservation program that encourages seniors to stay active and learn new things about the natural world.