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By Mary Rezac
Nebraska News Service 

City kids learn about agriculture


LINCOLN – Dirt flew in Kevin Atterberg's eighth grade class as the kids prepared basil, chives and other plants to grow in water, known as a hydroponic system of agriculture.

The Nebraska Farm Bureau named the Lincoln teacher as one of two Ag Teachers of the Year last year for his innovative new curriculum called Ag in the City, an advanced eighth grade science class exploring various aspects of the field of agriculture.

The Culler Middle School teacher attended the Summer Soybean Institute in 2012, where he was supposed to come away with more knowledge about soybeans and one lesson plan....

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