University of Maryland Extension

Close Encounters with Agriculture

                                                          

Close Encounters with Agriculture is an award winning program offered each year to Montgomery County fourth grade students. Since 1993, over 80,000 students have participated in this hands-on educational program designed to teach students about modern agriculture, maintaining a healthy environment and leading a healthy lifestyle.

2019 Close Encounters Fact Sheet

2019 Teacher Materials

Teacher's Notebook

Learning Station Videos

Agriculture

Environment

Nutrition

Co-Sponsoring Groups 

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