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NAITC Curriculum Matrix

The NAITC Curriculum Matrix is an innovative approach to grow agricultural literacy among students in kindergarten through 12th grade.

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May/25/2017

True Beef Lessons and DVD

“True Beef”: From Pasture to Plate” is an innovative educational documentary designed to teach culinary arts students where their food comes from while learning the importance of farming and ranching from agriculture students.
 

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May/10/2017

Agricorps Fellows Invest in Future of Agriculture

By working with students, AgriCorps Fellows have the ability to reach and influence farming households as well. 

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May/03/2017

Where Does Pizza Come From?

Before delivery, before the freezer, where did pizza come from?

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Apr/25/2017

Food Science Fun Camp

This new children's food science day camp guide contains 10 hands on  activities for one full day of fun! 

Where does sugar come from?

Cookies, candy and ice cream are all yummy, sweet treats! What makes these treats so sweet? Well, sweetener of course! 

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Apr/06/2017

2016 Annual Report Online

Thank YOU! All of the wonderful accomplishments in 2016 were because of your generous support. 

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Mar/31/2017

A Pea Farmer’s Story

“I have been able to be with my father on the farm.  He is 84 years old and still working on the farm every day. It is a great experience to be with your family all your life.”

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Mar/27/2017

A-Mazing Ag Literacy efforts

Ag literacy efforts don’t always just take place in the classroom. Read about how Etsch Farms does their part to educate their community about agriculture.

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Mar/21/2017

Journey 2050: a game to teach food sustainability

A question that often plagues the ag community is “How will we sustainably feed 9 billion people by the year 2050?” Journey 2050 aims to address this question by allowing students to experience agriculture in a whole new way! 

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Mar/21/2017

Celebrating Volunteers - GA Ag in the Classroom

We love to celebrate volunteer efforts to educate about agriculture! 

Classroom Ag

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Mar/13/2017

Where does soup come from?

When it starts to get chilly out and you come in from the cold, nothing hits the spot quite like soup. While we can go pick up a can of soup from our local grocery store, that’s not where it started! 

Ag Education

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Mar/01/2017

How can agricultural drones help farmers make decisions?

Dr. Lav Khot at Washington State University is showing that we’ve only scratched the surface of what this relatively new technology can do for agriculture.

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Mar/01/2017

Help Students Discover Ag Careers!

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

Classroom Ag

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Feb/15/2017

Ag Foundation Turns 50!

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

Ag Education

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Feb/02/2017
photo by Sara Bray

What do Farmers and Ranchers do in the Winter?

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

Ag Education

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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!

Ag Education

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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

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