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Why Teach Students About Agriculture?

With low-cost food supplies and urban bias, is it any wonder that affluent consumers don't understand the food supply each year in its entirety, and expanding it further for the nearly 80 million mouths that are born into this world each year? — The late Norman Borlaug, Nobel Peace Prize winner (1970), wheat breeder and former professor, Texas A&M University, in a 2001 speech at Tuskegee University.

Colorado Reader Evaluation — Animal Welfare

Please take a few minutes to evaluate your students’ knowledge of this topic. We have placed a line below each section for additional comments. Your comments help us improve future Colorado Reader issues. Thank you.

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Colorado Reader Evaluation — Conservation = Wise Use

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Colorado Reader Evaluation — Renewable Energy

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Volunteers needed to read to classrooms

The Colorado Literacy Project will take place during March through May this year. The Colorado Literacy Project provides an opportunity for farmers and ranchers to read to students in kindergarten through fifth grades. You will be provided with the book and resource materials to present a lesson on agriculture to the students. Feel free to bring pictures and talk about your own operation.

Understanding Water

The Understanding Water Activity Book has a new look.

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