“Pod To Plate” Encourages Literacy, Ag Education For Second Graders

Over 900 second-graders in Jefferson City will learn about the life cycle of soybeans after a donation made to the district’s literacy program.  Baylee Siegel, director of outreach and education with Missouri Soybeans…

Siegel says having the book in classrooms encourages ag education as well as literacy.

Pod to Plate was written by Julie Blunier, an Illinois soybean farmer, in partnership with the Illinois Soybean Association.  Siegel says the book was adapted for use in the state by the Missouri Soybean Merchandising Council.