How elementary school students are planting crops... on the moon!

The Iowa State Extension Service is helping provide students with some pint size science through the Plant the Moon program.

The Plant the Moon program is made possible for these students through the support from Iowa State University Integrated Pest Management, the state’s 4-H and the Iowa Space grant.


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