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NC Farm Bureau's Ag in the Classroom Program

North Carolina Farm Bureau’s Ag in the Classroom Program will be providing an informative workshop for K-8 teachers at Byrd Farms in Bunnlevel on Tuesday, August 8th. We invite all K-8 teachers from the surrounding area to join us that day!
 
Quick Facts:
WHO: North Carolina K - 8 Teachers
WHENAugust 8, 2017 from 8:30am - 3:30pm
WHERE: Byrd Farms, Bunnlevel, NC
CREDIT: .7 units of renewal credit for each teacher who successfully completes the workshop - appropriate for Literacy CEUs
COST: $25 - Lunch will be provided by Harnett County Farm Bureau – ALL JOHNSTON COUNTY TEACHER COSTS WILL BE WAIVED COURTESY OF JOHSNTON COUNTY FARM BUREAU
 
This workshop offers classroom-ready activities and lesson plans aligned directly to the Common Core and State Essential standards. It will focus on several unique aspects of agriculture with exploration of cotton, tobacco, wheat, soybean and corn production. Teachers will leave better prepared to educate students and to help them understand the sources of their food and fiber native to their local school district. Byrd Farms began in the early 1900s. James Michael Byrd is a seventh generation farmer, and farms alongside his parents, R.H. and Sherrie. R.H.’s grandfather served on the National Cotton Council in the early 1900s, and would travel to Europe to participate in commodity trading! This venue will set the stage for a real-world North Carolina Farm Bureau Ag in the Classroom experience thanks to our members from Harnett County Farm Bureau.
 
Attached you will find more details about the event and you can Register Here for the workshop! 
 
We encourage you to follow us on Facebook or to browse our website to learn about the other resources we could provide you in the classroom. 
 
 
Milo Lewis
NCFB Field Representative

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