Projects

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

H2Grow Maker Space Challenge

The first Purple Plow Challenge begins!

Ag Education

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Jan/04/2017

YOUR donations mean the world to us

Your donations help bring agriculture into classrooms across the country!

Ag Education

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Nov/30/2016

Celebrating Volunteers: The Schramms

We love hearing about your ag literacy efforts all across the country!

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Nov/16/2016

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

Celebrating Volunteers: Sarah Wilson

Sarah Wilson of North Dakota is a prime example of the great ag literacy volunteers we have across the country!

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Sep/19/2016

STEM Game Teaches Students Where Peanut Butter Comes From

Operation Peanut Butter, the new My American Farm Game, tests students' math skills while teaching them where peanuts come from!

Ag Education

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Jun/02/2016

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. 

Classroom Ag

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May/24/2016

Beefing Up STEM 2016

“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. 

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Apr/20/2016

Celebrating Volunteers

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! 

Ag Education

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Apr/11/2016

March 15 National Ag Day

Resources to help celebrate National Ag Day, March 15, 2016!

Ag Education

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Mar/14/2016

My American Farm Outreach Grants Launched

Middle and High school classrooms interested in using My American Farm to reach out to elementary students can apply to receive a $1500 grant. 

Ag Education

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Mar/08/2016

STEM Coordinators Selected for On the Farm Experience in Nashville

STEM coordinators selected for the On The Farm Experience in Nashville

 

Ag Education

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Feb/28/2016

Announcing the 2016 Peas Contest

Miss America 2016 Betty Cantrell Helps Launch Farm Bureau’s First Peas to the Table Contest

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Feb/15/2016

Authors Selected to Take Part in the 2016 On the Farm Experience

Get a glimpse of the authors selected to take part in the "On the Farm Author Experience" funded by The Beef Checkoff program 

Farm Books

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Dec/10/2015

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Jul/08/2015

Donations Equip Teachers with Tools to Educate about Agriculture

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:

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Jun/30/2015

Working Towards a Common Goal for Ag Education

American Farm Bureau Foundation and the National Ag in the Classroom Organization work to educate about agriculture 

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Jun/25/2015

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May/12/2015

Online Farm Game now an App!

Popular online farm game: My American Farm is now an app! 

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Dec/18/2014

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