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With the school year underway, elementary children throughout the Taylorville school district will soon be learning about agriculture and its influence on the local economy.

Ann Lupton, ag literacy educator for the University of Illinois Extension in Christian County, says that this fall students will be learning about apples instead of pumpkins.

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 width=Lupton says that this time of year is especially important as kids will learn about farm safety as well as preparing for learning about bugs later this year.

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For more information about the University of Illinois Extension of Christian County ag literacy program call 217 – 287 – 7246.

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