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Ag Literacy Lines

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

Summer Ag Institute A Success!!

Posted by Aimee Chandler -

University of Illinois Extension conducted the second Agriculture in the Classroom Summer Agricultural Institute June 9-14. Fifteen teachers from Iroquois and Kankakee Counties attended the four day teacher workshop that taught them how they can incorporate an agriculture theme into their classrooms every day. Most of them even learned something new about agriculture. Day one brought a...

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June is Dairy Month

Posted by Aimee Chandler -

June is Dairy Month.  It is time to celebrate cows and the wonderful milk they give us.  According to the Midwest Dairy Association June Dairy Month started in 1937, but was called National Milk Month.  Summer months are peak production time for dairys, so this celebration of milk was started to help stabilize the dairy demand.  As we celebrate here are some ways incorporate more dairy into you...

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