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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.

University of Illinois - Apples and More - http://urbanext.illinois.edu/apples/
Washington State Apple Commission - http://www.bestapples.com/index.aspx
Michigan Apple Committee - http://www.michiganapples.com/
U.S. Apple Association - http://www.usapple.org/

These websites contain nutrional infomation, recipes, apple facts, games, lesson plans, videos and more!!

Fun Farm Fact: Apples take 4 to 5 years to produce their first fruit.


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