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How Do Oranges Grow?

Orange you curious?

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Mar/19/2018

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.

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Feb/13/2018

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.

Careers in Agriculture Resources

Help students understand all of their ag career options with these resources!

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Jan/29/2018

Growing Your Community

Students are more engaged when they are tasked to help address REAL world issues. The newest Purple Plow STEM challenge asks students to tackle food insecurity in their communities. 

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Jan/24/2018

New My American Farm Fair Displays and Activities

Update your fair or event with these colorful and engaging My American Farm banners!

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Jan/22/2018

Ag Innovations

"Practical application of knowledge - I don’t know about you but that sounds like agriculture to me."  This year the Foundation is focusing on celebrating Ag Innovations! Read this inspiring speech made by Beverly Flores, North American Media Relations and Communications Manager for John Deere, made at the 2018 Flapjack breakfast. 

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Jan/19/2018

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

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

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

How can we solve the problem of erosion?

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

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