National Chicken Month
In 2017, poultry and eggs were the third most valuable agricultural commodity in our state. Celebrate National Chicken Month with these lessons and activities:
Nicoma Park and the Chicken Industry
Nicoma Park, east of downtown Oklahoma City, was originally developed as an agricultural community whose purpose was to maintain a poultry colony where "modern homes on acreage tracts may be bought on the installment plan and paid for through commercial production of high grade eggs, under the free supervision of an expert." Read more about this planned agricultural community in the Oklahoma Historical Society's Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture.
In Gainesville, Georgia, the chicken capital of the world, it is illegal to eat chicken with a fork. Write a comparative essay on the advantages and disadvantages of eating chicken with a fork.