EQUIPMENT NEWS
Machinery Chatter
Russ Quinn DTN Staff Reporter
Mon May 12, 2014 06:44 AM CDT

I have been around agriculture my whole life, just as the previous four generations of family were and just as my kids have been their short lives. However, there are many people who know very little about production agriculture, as they could be multiple generations removed from the farm.

Because of this lack of knowledge of how production agriculture operates today, different groups and organizations have stepped up educational efforts to bring knowledge to the general population, specifically children. Recently I attended a local version of the Ag Literacy Festival, an educational field trip for 3rd graders held in several ...

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