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John Schlageck, Kansas Farm Bureau

The farm has always been a fertile field for producing crops, but it is also an environment rich with learning experiences.
For generations, children who grow up and work with their parents on the family farm have learned valuable skills. While they are learning to sow seeds, cultivate weeds and harvest grains, flowers and vegetables, they are also cultivating knowledge.
Lessons learned on the farm include math, social studies and vocabulary, leadership, not to mention cooperation and responsibility.
All those skills acquired in a simple field of soil and vegetation?
Absolutely.
Tucked away in those vast acres of grass, trees ...


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