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E-town Celebrates National Teach Ag Day

Mar 30th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page, News

Doug Kilgore, deputy secretary for the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, shares information about his job with students in Mark Anderson’s agriculture class.

March 30, 2011— Elizabethtown Area High School recently celebrated National Teach Ag Day. As part of the commemoration, Doug Kilgore, deputy secretary for the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, visited agriculture classrooms at the school to talk about the importance of agriculture in Pennsylvania and the role of his department.

National Teach Ag Day is a day to celebrate school-based agricultural education and to encourage agricultural education advocates, especially current agricultural educators (middle school, high school, post-secondary, pre-service programs, etc.) to share with their students the great career opportunities in agricultural education.

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