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Help Students Discover Ag Careers!

Ever wonder what careers are in agriculture besides "farmer or rancher?" The answers may surprise you!

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Feb/15/2017

Ag Foundation Turns 50!

2017 marks 50 years for the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture! 

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Feb/02/2017

What do Farmers and Ranchers do in the Winter?

Have you ever wondered what ranchers do during the winter months? Here is one story! 

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Jan/24/2017

Book of the Year Author Eugenie Doyle

"I believe that the true bridge between farmers and non-farmers is storytelling."

Farm Books

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Jan/18/2017

H2Grow Maker Space Challenge

The first Purple Plow Challenge begins!

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Jan/04/2017

The Purple Plow Challenge

The purple what?

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Dec/16/2016

A Letter from President Zippy Duvall

"I hope you will look “close to home” and think about how important agriculture and agricultural literacy are to the future of our nation and our industry."

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Dec/14/2016

Have Fun at the 2017 Flapjack Breakfast!

See James Beard Award winning chef, Vivian Howard, speak to the crowd at Flapjacks with the Foundation on Sunday of the AFBF Annual Convention

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Dec/12/2016

Preview our Awesome Live Auction Items!

We have some amazing auction items this year! Take a look!

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Dec/01/2016

How Do Christmas Trees Grow?

Hint: It takes a lot of love to grow a Christmas tree! We talked to Ben Butler, a Christmas tree farmer from Butler's Orchard to get the scoop on these festive firs and frasers. 

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Nov/30/2016

YOUR donations mean the world to us

Your donations help bring agriculture into classrooms across the country!

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Nov/30/2016

2017 Foundation Night Out Event

Do not miss the Foundation's Night Out Event! See The Texas Tenors, Miss America and MORE!

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Nov/30/2016

2017 Online Auction to Benefit Ag Literacy

Participate in our live auction to benefit ag literacy! 

Celebrating Volunteers: The Schramms

We love hearing about your ag literacy efforts all across the country!

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Nov/16/2016

YOUR donations make a difference

We are so grateful for all of the generous donations we get from people like YOU!

 

One special project your donations help fund is the White-Reinhardt mini-grant program. The White-Reinhardt Fund funds projects that will increase agricultural literacy for students in grades K-12. 

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Nov/15/2016

How did that get on my Thanksgiving Day plate?

Ever wonder where your Thanksgiving Day dinner came from? Here is a hint: a farm! Read about how some of the turkey day classics made it to your plate! Includes lesson plans, recommended books, videos and more. 

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Nov/14/2016

The Three Sisters

Have you heard of the Three Sisters or a Three Sisters garden? No, this isn’t a garden tended to by 3 women who are related to each other! 

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Nov/08/2016

2017 On the Farm STEM Events Announced

Selected participants will receive free registration, reimbursement of up to $1,000 for approved travel expenses, hotel accommodations for three nights and meals, in addition to educational supplies and resources.

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Nov/01/2016

Halloween Starts on the Farm

Halloween is just around the corner! These Halloween staples all have roots in agriculture. Let’s learn more.

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Oct/26/2016

Help Promote My American Farm!

Do you love My American Farm? Help us promote it with these easy marketing materials! 

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Oct/24/2016

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