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Cultivating agricultural literacy

Cultivating agricultural literacy

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Published by W.K. Kellogg Foundation in Battle Creek, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture -- United States.,
  • Agricultural education -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGordon K. Douglass, editor.
    ContributionsDouglass, Gordon K., 1927-, W.K. Kellogg Foundation.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination162 p. ;
    Number of Pages162
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14263732M

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