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National Agriculture in the Classroom

Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix

Companion Resource

America's Heartland: Sweet Beets

You may think most of the sugar you consume comes from sugar cane. That’s not always the case. Sugar beets are playing an increasingly important role in American agriculture. This 10-minute video segment shows the sugar beet from the farm to the fork. Learn how the crop is grown, harvested, and processed into table sugar.

PBS: America's Heartland
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