Effective agricultural education costs time, resources, and money, but the return it produces is usually an employable, productive student who contributes to the fiscal and social stability of a community. Research has led us to many solutions and this issue is sure to indicate more, but this much we know we must do: * Explore research-based techniques to increase student learning. * Explore research-based techniques to increase sound environmental practices. * Be cautious about changing students too much, let their individuality shine. * Be cautious about changing the earth too much, let its innate beauty shine. * Trust a learner's ability to grow and develop on the solid foundation education provided. * Trust the environment's ability to maintain when a strong ecological foundation is followed. * Nurture the learner within. * Nurture the world throughout. * Respect the learner. * Respect the earth. * Work for sustainable education. * Work for sustainable agriculture. * Believe that students are our future. * Know that our earth is their future.