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National Agriculture in the Classroom

Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix


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Stephanie Macceca

George Washington Carver: Agriculture Pioneer

Born into slavery, George Washington Carver worked hard, earned a university graduate degree, and eventually became a world-famous expert on plants. By experimenting with peanuts and other plants, he learned how to make many useful products from them. Carver taught students and farmers how to grow plants without damaging the soil.

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Stephanie Macceca
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