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New York Agriculture in the Classroom

Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix

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John Deere, That's Who!

Back in the 1830s, who was a young blacksmith from Vermont, about to make his mark on American history? John Deere, that's who! This illustrated biography tells the story of John Deere and his contributions to agriculture. Learn how John Deere invented a steel plow and changed farming forever. 


Tracy Nelson Maurer


Illustrated by Tim Zeltner

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