Classroom Ag

Agriculture in the classroom, opportunities for agricultural learning and discovery at school.

Thanks for Participating in #ReadAgBooks18!

National Read a Book Day was on September 6 and all across the country people read accurate ag books!

Reimagining Career Day

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

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!

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.

2017 Food & Farm Facts Activity Cards

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

September is National Honey Month!

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

Celebrating Volunteers - GA Ag in the Classroom

We love to celebrate volunteer efforts to educate about agriculture! 

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Mar/13/2017

Help Students Discover Ag Careers!

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

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Feb/15/2017

What If I Know Nothing About Agriculture? Can I Still Use It In My Classroom?

Guest blogger, Marissa Morris writes about how she went from being "clueless" about agriculture, to being a pro at using it in her classroom! Get her tips, tricks and more!

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Aug/03/2016

Ag Mags a Great Teaching Resource for Spanish Class!

Agriculture is a great topic for almost any subject area, and now it’s even great for Spanish class!

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Jul/15/2016

What is a farmer? Moooving with STEM

Ever ask a group of high school kids “what is a farmer?” Leslie Prudhomme, On the Farm STEM participant, writes a guest blog that includes an outline for a Project Based Learning Unit that has students develop a farm plan. 

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Jul/05/2016

National Pollinator Week

We've got the buzz on pollinator lesson plans and resources! 

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Jun/20/2016

New Pizza Ag Mag is a Delicious Way to Engage Students

Mamma Mia! That's one tasty resource! This nonfiction text reader for grades 3-5 will engage students as they learn about the agricultural origins of their favorite pizza toppings, the history of pizza, and some awesome ag careers. 

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Jun/06/2016

Standards Aligned Activities Make Educating About Ag Easy

Standards aligned activities make it easy for educators to help students understand American farmers and how food is grown in America. 

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May/24/2016

School Gardens: The Why and How

Resources on getting support from your administration for a school garden, how to start a garden, and getting students excited to plant! 

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Mar/28/2016

Agricultural Education is Needed: a letter from Julie Tesch

 We are all part of the foodie movement, so let's make sure we are engaging the public and telling our story.

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Sep/21/2015

Free Lesson Plans! Peanut Activity Cards Promote Math, Social Science Skills

Free downloadable lesson plans for grades 3-5 address math and social science skills while learning about peanuts and agriculture. 

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Sep/04/2015

The Need for Ag Education

AGree recently published a research paper titled, “Food and Agricultural Education in the United States.” This paper goes into a detailed discussion of food and agricultural education in the U.S. and suggests how this education must continue to evolve to be successful. 

 

CC Image courtesy of U.S. Department of Agriculture on Flickr 

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Aug/11/2015

New Resource Lets Student Meet a Farmer

Where does our food come from? Who grows it?  Farm a Month is 12 hands on lesson plans, 12 letters from real farmers, and 1 whole year of learning about agriculture!

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Jul/07/2015

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