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Career Connections | Farmer

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Farming isn't for the faint of heart. But for those who find joy in seeing seeds sprout and grow, in working with the earth and fascinating equipment, life can be gratifying. A family farmer talks about his farming enterprise in a short video that gives viewers a chance to see all the work involved in producing what we eat.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Have those interested in farming research the types of government support offered small farm owners and the support given to agribusiness
  • For pupils living in an agricultural area, have them shadow a farmer for several days to get a sense of farming is for them
Classroom Considerations
  • Part of the PBS Career Connections series
  • Includes a video viewing guide
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