Piggott high school's new greenhouse for students

After three years, the Piggott High School’s greenhouse now stands tall and ready for students. The school already has an animal science and agricultural mechanics program but wanted to add a plant science pathway. After compiling lots of data from students and within the department, the school was accepted for the grant project.

The 1,800-square-foot facility comes with all the state-of-the-art technology you can imagine, agricultural education instructor and adviser Casey Simpson says. A cooling wall, remote watering systems and pivoting racks make it student-friendly. Simpson says they can reverse the technology, if needed. “We can shut all of that down and force the students to hand water and do the work themselves,” he says.

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