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.
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.
The first Purple Plow Challenge begins!
Your donations help bring agriculture into classrooms across the country!
We love hearing about your ag literacy efforts all across the country!
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.
Sarah Wilson of North Dakota is a prime example of the great ag literacy volunteers we have across the country!
Operation Peanut Butter, the new My American Farm Game, tests students' math skills while teaching them where peanuts come from!
Standards aligned activities make it easy for educators to help students understand American farmers and how food is grown in America.
“American farmers in many ways have surpassed most fields in their use and application of STEM.” Denise Johnson, Director, Hollingsworth Science Center, Houston Independent School District writes of her experience with Beefing up STEM 2016.
We will be celebrating ag literacy volunteers all year by adding more stories to this article! Thank you to everyone who goes out there and helps educate about agriculture!
Resources to help celebrate National Ag Day, March 15, 2016!
Middle and High school classrooms interested in using My American Farm to reach out to elementary students can apply to receive a $1500 grant.
STEM coordinators selected for the On The Farm Experience in Nashville
Miss America 2016 Betty Cantrell Helps Launch Farm Bureau’s First Peas to the Table Contest
Get a glimpse of the authors selected to take part in the "On the Farm Author Experience" funded by The Beef Checkoff program
Your donations got this teacher (and 9 more!) to the 2015 National Ag in the Classroom conference which has inspired her to educate about agriculture. She will reach over 350 students this year alone! Read more here:
American Farm Bureau Foundation and the National Ag in the Classroom Organization work to educate about agriculture