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Kids and goats make great friends! These adorable photos shared by our readers prove it!
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Add a country flare to your red, white and blue celebration this year with these ideas and decorations.
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Kids often can't separate their excitement from safe behavior
What kid isn't excited when they get a new horse? Unfortunately, children often can't separate their excitement from safe behavior. Without proper safety education, there's the potential...
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A children's book with a STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) format to help children learn about agronomic, crop and soil sciences.
Soybeans are cool. That’s the message of Coolbean the Soybean, now available as an interactive book for grades 3-5. Author Shawn Conley is an agronomy professor and the Soybean and Wheat...
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A playhouse combines imagination and physical activity
When my brother and sister and I were small, we had our very own playhouse. It was a one-room structure with two windows, carpeting, and even a front porch.  My parents have kept it maintained,...
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Give kids their own special space with a bedroom that is designed around their interests. Any child would be thrilled to have one of these fun rooms!
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Kids love horses, but riding or being around them can be dangerous. Follow these tips from Farm Safety 4 Just Kids (fs4jk.org) to help keep everyone safe and happy.
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Going on a hike with the kids is a great way to combine quality family time with exercise and exploration
My family loves to camp and we’ve gone on hikes through mountains and prairies. The kids enjoy it and we always discover something new. If you haven’t shared this experience with your...
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You'll be surprised at how many ways kids come in contact with pesticides
All pesticides can pose a health risk to children. Their bodies are going through developmental processes that can be affected by pesticide exposure. The extent depends on the toxicity of the...
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The Ericksons teach kids responsibility through farm animals
Radio interview source: Bruce and Kathleen Erickson Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below Kids and animals just seem to go together. And what a child learns from the experience...

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