Events

Preview our Awesome Live Auction Items!

We have some amazing auction items this year! Take a look!

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Dec/01/2016

2017 Online Auction to Benefit Ag Literacy

Participate in our live auction to benefit ag literacy! 

2016 Convention Highlights

Did you miss the 2016 AFBF Annual Convention? Here are some of the Foundation's Highlights including more about our Book of the Year winner!

Ag Projects

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Jan/15/2016

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.

Classroom Ag

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Sep/21/2015

Connecting with Future Farmers and Ranchers

McClure: Foundation work key to connecting with future farmers and ranchers

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Sep/21/2015

Biased Literature could lead to Biased Consumers

The bell rings and students file in to their desks. Cell phones are turned off (for the most part) and tucked away. Students prepare for a day of learning. The teacher explains to her students that they are going to be learning about where their food comes from, an exciting and thought provoking topic. Then she hands out a copy of “Omnivore’s Dilemma.”

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Sep/21/2015

Pillars in Practice an Ag Literacy Tool

In Minnesota, the 4-H Science of Agriculture Challenge is using the Pillars of Ag Literacy to help steer students in the right direction. We interviewed Joshua Rice, assistant Extension professor, about this project.

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Sep/20/2015

A Story of Ag Literacy

Because of you,  nearly 2,000 1st through 5th graders in Franklin County, VA, know a lot more about the foods that grow right in their own county.

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Sep/20/2015

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Dec/19/2014

Recommended Publications

The Thing about Luck

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Peeled

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Squashed

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Pumpkin Countdown

Joan Holub

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