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OUR AG LITERACY PROGRAM

We are your local source for agriculture-related resources and programs. Whether you want to arrange a classroom presentation, organize a farm field trip, obtain ready-to-use classroom tools, or find credible information about food and farming, we can help.

Learn more by viewing our Ag Literacy Brochure.

WHAT IS AG LITERACY?

An agriculturally literate person is someone who understands and can communicate the source and value of agriculture as it affects our quality of life.

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3 reasons to care about agriculture

  • Agriculture shapes your quality of life. Whether you live in a city, town, or in the country, farming and the ag industry provides your food, clothing, and many products you rely on every day.
  • Understanding Agriculture makes you an informed consumer. Learning about farming and the agricultural industry from reputable sources helps you sort fact from fiction in the news and social media.
  • Knowledge of Agriculture can prepare students for a fulfilling career. One of every six working people in the U.S. is employed within agriculture.

Teacher resources are available by request to teachers in DeKalb County, Illinois only. Requesters are responsible for pick-up and return of items from our office. Items will not be shipped or delivered. Dismiss