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National Agriculture in the Classroom

Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix

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Let's Get Growing!

Let's Get Growing! tells the story of Iowa native Dr. Norman Borlaug, whose research developed wheat that could grow in harsh conditions and feed hungry people worldwide. He won the Nobel Peace Prize for saving billions of people from starvation. Learn about him, sing some fun songs, and tell the story of his remarkable life in this easy musical. Included are additional resource suggestions and famous Borlaug quotes. Available online from, materials for purchase and download include score, recordings for rehearsal use, and piano accompaniment tracks for performance.

Rosalie Everson & Noël Ferguson
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