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Oklahoma Ag in the Classroom

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When one has tasted watermelon, he knows what the angels eat. -Mark Twain

August 31 is National Trail Mix Day.

    Transcontinental Railroad

The completion of the Transcontinental Railroad occurred on August 15, 1870. What impact did this have on agriculture in Oklahoma and Indian Territories? Look for answers in our new Oklahoma Studies section.

Writing Prompt: You are a cattle rancher on the Cherokee Strip in Indian Territory. Write a letter to your cousin back east describing how the railroad will change your life.

August, 2017

Oklahoma Crop Calendar

August Calendar

Full 2017-18 Calendar

Featured Teacher: Kathleen Walker, Tulsa

Ag in Art: Frida Kahlo, Viva la Vida (Long Live Life), Watermelons, 1954

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Oklahoma Ag in the Classroom

Oklahoma Ag in the Classroom is a program of the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service, the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry and the Oklahoma State Department of Education.