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Ag Education

Agricultural education teaches students about agriculture, food and natural resources.

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. 

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! 

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May/22/2018

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!

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

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

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. 

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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.

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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!

Visit From Miss America 2017 Savvy Shields Planned for First Peas to the Table Contest Winner

The winner of the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture’s First Peas to the Table Contest is Mary Tomlin’s third-grade class at Fayette Academy in Somerville, Tennessee. Tomlin’s classroom wins the grand prize – a visit from Miss America 2017 Savvy Shields.

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May/26/2017

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

Where Does Pizza Come From?

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

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Apr/25/2017

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! 

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Mar/01/2017

Ag Foundation Turns 50!

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

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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! 

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Jan/24/2017

H2Grow Maker Space Challenge

The first Purple Plow Challenge begins!

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Jan/04/2017

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

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

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