Response from Dr. Thomas Scott, Dean College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences at Clemson University to the January 19, 2012 Yahoo! Education Post: “College Majors that are Useless” http://www.clemson.edu/cafls/news_research/news/agricultural_science_majors_hardly_a_useless_pursuit.html
We surveyed students at the 2013 National FFA convention and found insightful data about their perception of modern ag http://www.bayercropscience.us/news/blog/2014/march/whats-eating-at-americas-next-generation-of-farmers
Soil Erosion Experiment This might look like such a simple experiment but it will definitely show the importance of having vegetation covering the soil to your kids! They will love this hands on experiment!
For six decades, writer Wendell Berry has spoken out in defense of local agriculture, rural communities, and the importance of caring for the land. In an interview with Yale Environment 360, he talks about his Kentucky farm, his activism, and why he remains hopeful for the future.
The concept of supply and demand is often called the heart and soul of economics. It is the foundation for much of what is studied in the field. Understanding how supply and demand affect the economy helps us recognize economics everywhere in our daily lives.