Agricultural News

From American Farm Bureau Foundation
for Agriculture

Ag Education
Ag Opportunities
Ag Projects
Classroom Ag
Farm Books
Science Projects

Reimagining Career Day

Guest blogger Valerie Bayes explains how STEM careers can come alive during Career Day!

Agriculture and the Environment

Newly updated - Free download lessons! 

Read More


Teacher Resource Grant Opportunity

Learn more about how to apply for a teacher resource grant, generously sponsored by John Deere. 

Read More


National Read a Book Day

National Read a Book Day is September 6th! Read an Accurate Ag Book!

Read More


Career Spotlight! Agricultural Entrepreneur

We interviewed Matt Wolters, a founding partner of SureFire Ag Systems to learn what it takes to be an agricultural entrepreneur. 

Read More


Historical Accurate Ag Books

You know accurate ag books cover topics related to agriculture, but did you know that some also explore history too?

Read More


Why Do They Do That? - Antibiotics

Why are animals given antibiotics? Will Fett, Executive Director of the Iowa Agricultural Literacy Foundation breaks it down. 

Read More


Career Spotlight! Culinary Arts Teacher

"I try to impress upon my students that without ranchers and farmers we would not eat or have jobs in foodservice. I thank farmers and ranchers everyday for allowing me to teach about food and cooking!" Chef Erickson

Read More


Farm to Food Truck Challenge

Our newest Purple Plow Challenge - Farm to Food Truck! 

Read More


New Game App Ag Across America

Where does our food come from? Learn about US geography and agriculture with this new app - Ag Across America

Read More


Career Spotlight! Agricultural Communications

Levy Randolph & Tiffany Rogers-Randolph tell us about their careers as videographers and what it takes to get into the field! 

Ag Education

Read More


YOU helped us reach 12,000 Urban Youth at the USA Science & Engineering Festival

 Thanks to donations from generous people like you, we were able to teach approximately 12,000 urban youth and their families about agriculture at the USA Science & Engineering Festival in April. 

Read More


Read More

Photo Credit: Ivan Sohrakoff

2017 Annual Report

Thank you so much to everyone who supported the Ag Foundation in 2017!

Read More


How Do Oranges Grow?

Orange you curious?

Read More


4 Easy Button Activities & Displays for Fairs

We have a plethora of resources to make incorporating ag literacy into your fair display easy!

Now Accepting White-Reinhardt Mini-Grant Applications!

The White-Reinhardt Mini-Grant Program funds projects that will increase agricultural literacy. Applications are due April 15!

Feeding Minds Press will Focus on Accurate Agriculture Books for Children

Bringing children accurate knowledge about how their food is grown is the goal of Feeding Minds Press, a new children’s book publishing venture from the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture.

Read More


Spring 2018 White-Reinhardt Mini-Grants Awarded

Seven county Farm Bureaus have received $1,000 mini-grants for ag literacy programs through the White-Reinhardt Fund.

Page 1 of 9 pages  1 2 3 >  Last ›

Recommended Publications

Ag Innovations Ag Mag

American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture

John Deere, That’s Who! Educator Guide

American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture

John Deere, That’s Who!

Tracy Nelson Maurer

Applesauce Day

Lisa Amstutz