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Ag Literacy Lines

A blog featuring fun information on agriculture for youth and adults.

Harvest Time Fun

Posted by Aimee Chandler -

Fall is here!  There are so many teaching opportunities around us in the fall waiting for you to take advantage of them. Here are some ideas to get you started. - Look at the trees outside . Track the changes in color or the dropping of the leaves.  Maybe even do some leaf rubbings in the fall colors. - Do you have a corn or soybean field close by? Contact the farmer to have him...

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Pen Pals with a Farm Family

Posted by Aimee Chandler -

Ford-Iroquois Ag in the Classroom is linking up classrooms with local farmers through the Ford-Iroquois Ag Connection. Through this program classrooms will write a letter to their assigned farm family asking questions they may have about agriculture and their farm. The family will then write a letter back to the classroom with answers to their questions, what is going on at their farm, and mayb...

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September is National Apple Month

Posted by Aimee Chandler -

September is National Apple Month.  Here are some great websites where you can find some wonderful information and lessons to help teach your students about apples this month.  Ford-Iroquois Agriculture in the Classroom will also be traveling around the month of September teaching students about apples.  Johnny Appleseed's birthday is on September 26.  Visit these sites to learn more. U...

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