Growing ag learners

Growing ag learners
Cedar County Farm Bureau members, from left to right, Mark Farrington, Noah Coppess and Devon Schott show fourth-graders at Tipton Elementary School how seeds germinate during a lesson on the value of cover crops. The Cedar County Farm Bureau is expanding its Ag in the Classroom program.

The Cedar County Farm Bureau recently set a goal of teaching every student in the county about agriculture.

Over the past few months, the Cedar County Farm Bureau has moved forward with plans to launch an Ag in the Classroom (AITC) program to introduce ag curriculum to area elementary schools.

The county Farm Bureau is looking to hire an AITC coordinator to start working with the schools this fall,...

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