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'Two Truths and a Lie'

You're scrolling through social media and come across a food meme. Is this fact or fiction? Become more confident in your own agricultural fact finding by learning tips and tricks for debunking food and farming misconceptions. Then, put these resources to work in your classroom by incorporating agricultural themes into student research projects. Walk away with examples of agricultural research topics with credible sources for each topic.

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Michelle Blodgett
Email: mblodge@michfb.com
Speaker Order: 1
Author Order: 1
Person Type: Point of Contact,Primary Presenter
State: Michigan
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Main Phone: 5174885043
Biosketch: Michelle is a former elementary educator teacher with 20 years of classroom experience, in Michigan and Nevada. She manages the Ag in the Classroom and FARM Science Lab programs for Michigan Farm Bureau. She is the state contact for Michigan.
Organization/Affiliation: Michigan Ag in the Classroom
Amelia Miller
Email: amille2@michfb.com
Speaker Order: 2
Author Order: 1
Person Type: Presenter 2
State: Michigan
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Main Phone: 5176795688
Biosketch: Amelia Miller serves as the Promotion and Education Specialist at Michigan Farm Bureau. As home to the Michigan Agriculture in the Classroom program, her role includes assisting county Farm Bureau volunteers with local program implementation. Growing up in the rural “thumb” of the mitten state, she developed a passion for agriculture while playing in the grain alongside her grandfather at the local elevator he managed.
Organization/Affiliation: Michigan Farm Bureau