Leyton implements agriculture program


For The Sun-Telegraph

On Monday, several Future Farmers of America students at Leyton High School drove their tractors to school. The students drove the tractors to school as part of Leyton's FFA week celebration.

Agriculture courses started at Leyton High School this year and were inspired by the Future Farmers of America club.

Tracy Cooper, who heads up the new agriculture curriculum at Leyton, said the courses help offer hands on experience to students.

The high school curriculum consists of several classes, including animal biology, plant science and a small engine class. It also includes an agriculture business class, where students learn the business side of agriculture.

The middle school currently has two afternoon classes on introduction to agriculture. According to Leyton Principal Lance H...

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