Inspired by Her Ag Teacher

July 5, 2016

Krista Pontius is passionate about agricultural education.

The Greenwood High School agriculture education teacher in Millerstown, Perry County, Pa., wants people of all ages to know more about farms in Pennsylvania.

Pontius also is a Region VI vice president for the National Associaton of Agricultural Educators. She will run for president-elect of the region in December. Until then, she is busy visiting other mid-Atlantic and New England states in her region to learn more about how ag education is developing and growing in other areas.

“It has been very fulfilling to serve in this role,” Pontius said. By the end of summer she will have been in eight states. Her first visit is to Vermont. Pontius had visited Connecticut a few years ago and said they had a lot of aquaculture.

Read the full article at Lancaster Farming

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