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There’s a crisis on the farms of America: Young people don’t want to work there.

The Organization known as the FFA, or Future Farmers of America, is well aware of this. The FFA was founded in 1928 to get students more engaged in agriculture and works with the US departments of Education and Agriculture. One solution the FFA is trying: Get more minority high school students, often immigrants, interested in running the farm. That includes kids who have no family background in agriculture and live in urban areas like Buena Park, California.

Continue reading here: http://www.pri.org/stories/2014-03-14/solving-america-s-farming-crisis-involves-our-urban-high-schools

 
   
 
 
 
     
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