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2018 Book of the Year

We are happy to announce our 2018 Book of the Year Winner!

Farm Books

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Jan/11/2018

Foundation for Agriculture to Announce New Book of the Year at Annual Convention

Join us at Flapjacks with the Foundation to find out our newest Book of the Year!

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Dec/06/2017

Foundation Night Out Offers an Exciting Line-up at the Grand Ole Opry House

Support the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture and enjoy an evening with your friends, colleagues and fellow Farm Bureau members! Join us for the Foundation Night Out at the Grand Ole Opry House on Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, at 8:00 p.m.

Celebrate Peanut Butter Lovers Month, Get to Know America’s Peanut (Butter) Farmers

November is Peanut Butter Lovers Month! That tasty jar of peanut butter you keep in your pantry – do you know who helped make it? 

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Nov/07/2017

#AgGIVES on Giving Tuesday

#AgGives on #GivingTuesday is an industry-wide campaign to raise funds, find volunteers, and build awareness of agriculture in local communities. Designed to create a movement around #GivingTuesday, #AgGives helps members across the agriculture industry band together to promote accurate agricultural education and connect people with the farmers who grow their food.

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Oct/30/2017

How You Can Give to Ag Literacy This Fall

There are many different ways and opportunities to join #AgGives on #GivingTuesday and become more involved in ag literacy. This list is just one place you can start.

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Oct/30/2017

Apples4Ed

The U.S. Apple Association, the School Nutrition Association, and the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture are teaming up to launch Apples4Ed, a competitive grant program to bring healthy snacking into more schools.

Celebrating the Apple – All Year Round

October is National Apple Month! Learn about how farmers ensure apples make it from their farms to our homes all year round. 

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Oct/13/2017

2017 Food & Farm Facts Activity Cards

The new Food and Farm Facts Activity Cards are standards-aligned and now available!

A Beekeeper’s Story: An Interview With Cameron Robertson

To wrap up our 3 part National Honey Month series, we interviewed California beekeeper Cameron Robertson to learn about beekeeping as a career. 

Ag Education

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Sep/29/2017

The Art & Science of Beekeeping

In the spirit of National Honey Month, we bring you a history of beekeeping as an ancient art and an overview of apiology as an important science for modern life.

Ag Education

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Sep/21/2017

September is National Honey Month!

In the spirit of celebration, we bring you five crazy honey related facts you won’t BEE-LIEVE!

What is Sustainable Agriculture?

Our new lesson plans for grades 9-12 help students explore what "sustainable agriculture" looks like! 

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Aug/28/2017

Save the Soil New Purple Plow Challenge

New Purple Plow Challenge: Save the Soil! Runs Aug 15-Nov 1. The challenge will ask students to research, design, construct, test and report on a solution to local top soil erosion concerns.

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Aug/16/2017

Partnering with National Ag in the Classroom

Leaders of the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture and the National Agriculture in the Classroom Organization announce a newly established partnership to strengthen collaboration between the two groups.

 

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Aug/11/2017

Food and Farm Facts Now Available!

Updated Food and Farm Facts book and map now available!

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Aug/07/2017

Where does seedless watermelon come from?

What do science and watermelon have in common? Turns out a lot! Learn how science helps us make delicious seedless watermelon! 

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Jul/18/2017

3 Classroom Setup Hacks for Ag Literacy Learning

Gearing up for the new school year? Here are some tips for setting up your classroom to help with Ag Literacy Learning! 

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Jul/17/2017

NEW Barn Banners

We've updated our barn banner ordering system & added new banners!

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Jun/26/2017

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