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Pierce County Farm Bureau donates books to Plum City Public Library

Pierce County Farm Bureau board members John and Monica Krings presented the Plum City Public Library with a set of Wisconsin Farm Bureau Ag in the Classroom books. Photo courtesy of Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation

Pierce County Farm Bureau recently donated to the Plum City Public Library. These books were the Ag in the Classroom books of the year for each of the past eight years. Donated books include: "John Deere," "That's Who!," "Time for Cranberries," "Sugarbush Spring," "The Beeman," "First Peas to the Table," "Fantastic Farm Machines," "Farmer George Plants a Nation," and "Seed Soil Sun."

These books will be used to provide the public with an understanding of how their food is produced. Ag in the Classroom seeks to provide basic information on the nation's largest industry: agriculture. The goal of the Ag in the Classroom program is to help individuals gain a greater awareness of the role of agriculture in the economy and society, so that they may become citizens who support wise agricultural policies.

In Pierce County, agriculture provides $270 million in economic activity and provides jobs to nearly 3,000 residents.

For more information about Pierce County Farm Bureau, visit " target="_blank">wfbf.com/countyfarmbureaus/pierce/.