Faculty Advisor

Boyles, Justin G.


This paper looks at an internship occurring on a sheep farm in rural Iowa. A setup of the farm as well as the goals of the farm are outlined in this paper. A list of daily duties as well as duties that occurred rarely are also listed in the paper. The internship at a sheep farm wanted to create a sustainable source of food by selling the sheep once they became adults. In the three years it has been in existence, the operation has growth substantially and a profit has finally been made. The farm continues to expand to open up more land for grazing as well as other sources of profits through other animal products. Academic and professional skills are outlined by in intern at the end of the paper.