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National Agriculture in the Classroom

Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix

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You Wouldn't Want to be a Pony Express Rider!

It's 1860 and a new mail company is looking for riders. You are the son of a pioneer family, living in Kansas Territory. You read an ad for a direct mail delivery service. How do you survive the 1,966 miles of the Pony Express?

Tom Ratliff
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