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'Turkey Extravaganza '

Looking for engaging seasonal activities for all grade levels? With 88 million Americans consuming turkey for Thanksgiving, teaching students about turkey production in the fall is a clear connection. Attendees will experience hands-on lessons and activities that relate to turkey production. Details will also be shared about the Minnesota Agriculture in the Classroom Presidential Turkey Flock event using a virtual field trip, partnership with Minnesota Turkey Growers, turkey teacher resources and more.

Workshop Session (all workshops will be 60 minutes)
Presentation:
     16053_7925KeriSidle.pdf
Handouts:
     16053_7925KeriSidle.docx
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SPEAKER(S) INFORMATION
Keri Sidle
Email: keri.sidle@state.mn.us
Speaker Order: 1
Author Order: 1
Person Type: Primary Presenter
State: Minnesota
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Main Phone: 904-626-4075
Biosketch: Keri Sidle is a native of Jacksonville, Florida. She discovered her passion for agricultural education while serving as an Ambassador for the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences at the University of Florida. She helped open two new agricultural education programs at public schools both in suburban areas during her 6 years of teaching. Keri relocated to Minnesota in 2014 and joined Minnesota Agriculture in the Classroom in 2016.
Organization/Affiliation: Minnesota Agriculture in the Classroom
Sue Knott
Email: sue.knott@state.mn.us
Speaker Order: 2
Author Order: 1
Person Type: Presenter 2
State: Minnesota
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Main Phone: 651-201-6486
Biosketch: Sue Knott's agriculture roots were established on her family's farm in southwestern Minnesota. Experiences in 4-H, FFA and helping raise crops and livestock inspired her to earn a degree in agricultural education from the University of Minnesota. She taught high school agriculture classes for nine years before joining the Minnesota Agriculture in the Classroom team as Education Specialist. In this role, Sue enjoys providing professional development that empowers educators to integrate agriculture into their classroom and curricula.
Organization/Affiliation: Minnesota Agriculture in the Classroom