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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.

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Oil and Gas in Colorado

Published: 
04/2015
Topic: 
Natural Resources

Oil and gas drilling began in Colorado in the 1860s. This reader explains where oil and gas comes from, how it is extracted and how we use it. Each person in Colorado uses about 280,000,000 BTUs each year. This reader shows where gas and oil is found in Colorado and provides a brief histoy of the development of these natural resources. 

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Ranching

Published: 
03/2015
Topic: 
Caring for Land & Animals

Cattle ranching can be described as “the year-round care of cows and bulls to produce calves to raise and sell,” but it’s really much more. Ranchers must also be stewards of the land, caring for soils, grasses, other plants, water and wildlife habitat. Explore the history of ranching in Colorado, the ranching time-line, and ranching today. Put a pencil to paper to see if you can figure out the carrying capacity of the land.
 

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All About State Land Trusts

Published: 
02/2015
Topic: 
Other

The State of Colorado is the second largest land owner in Colorado. (First is the Federal Government.) These lands were given to the state to generate money to support Colorado's schools and other state institutions. These reader explores what a trust is, how state trust lands are used to generate income, how these funds are used, locations of state trust lands and what goes into being good stewards of this land.

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Doing the Right Thing

Published: 
01/2015
Topic: 
Caring for Land & Animals
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Understanding Water

The Understanding Water Activity Book has a new look.

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