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The Farmer in the Dell

In colonial times, the efforts of 1 farmer fed 4 other Americans. Now, 1 farmer produces food for 130 other people. The Environmental Protection Agency’s “Ag 101”  offers an overview of agricultural methods in America and their impact on the environment.
Do you think you could have a little lamb? Two sisters in Minnesota have been raising sheep since they were 3 years old. It’s a lot of work, but the girls love doing it. Read about how they take care of their “super sheep”  from dawn to dusk.
The Agricultural Health Study  has been going on for more than 20 years to learn about possible health effects of pesticides and other aspects of farm life on human health. The involvement of more than 89,000 farmers and their spouses in Iowa and North Carolina is providing important information to help current and future generations of farmers live healthier lives.

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The farmer in the dell
The farmer in the dell
Hi-ho,The derry-o
The farmer in the dell

The farmer takes a wife
The farmer takes a wife
Hi-ho,The derry-o
The farmer takes a wife

The wife takes a child
The wife takes a child
Hi-ho,The derry-o
The wife takes a child

The child takes a nurse
The child takes a nurse
Hi-ho,The derry-o
The child takes a nurse

The nurse takes a cow
The nurse takes a cow
Hi-ho,The derry-o
The nurse takes a cow

The cow takes a dog
The cow takes a dog
Hi-ho,The derry-o
The cow takes a dog

The dog takes a cat
The dog takes a cat
Hi-ho,The derry-o
The dog takes a cat

The cat takes a rat
The cat takes a rat
Hi-ho,The derry-o
The cat takes a rat

The rat takes the cheese
The rat takes the cheese
Hi-ho,The derry-o
The rat takes the cheese

The cheese stands alone
The cheese stands alone
Hi-ho,The derry-o
The cheese stands alone