Current and past

Purple Plow Challenge

Purple Plow Challenges are makerspace STEM seasonal challenges that ask students to help solve an issue agriculture is facing today.

White-Reinhardt Mini-Grants

The White-Reinhardt Mini-Grant Program funds projects that will increase agricultural literacy.

White-Reinhardt Scholarships

The White-Reinhardt Fund for Education is a special project of the Foundation in cooperation with the AFB Women’s Leadership Committee. It was established to honor two former chairs of that committee, Berta White and Linda Reinhardt

My American Farm

My American Farm is a free educational game platform used to engage pre-K through fifth grade learners in the discovery of relevant agricultural issues. Today the free site offers agriculturally-themed games and more than 100 free educator resources such as free ag lesson plans, activity sheets and comics.

On The Farm Experience

Discover science brought to life by American beef cattle ranchers, researchers, nutritionists and veterinarians. The On the Farm program was designed to equip you with free lessons, activities, online learning tools and enriching professional development events.

Outreach Team

Grow your ag literacy impact by becoming a member of the Foundation Outreach Team!

Help us Thank a Farmer or Rancher!

Help Us Thank an American Farmer or Rancher!


Our awards program is an effort to recognize and honor excellence.

Book of the Year Award

What does it take to become a book of the year? Guidelines and previously awarded books are listed as well as instructions for submitting a nomination.

Volunteer Recognition

Volunteering is an easy way to help build agricultural awareness, understanding and a positive public perception of agriculture through education. Thank you to all of the volunteers who are improving agricultural literacy.

Project Archive

Archived projects sponsored by the AFBFA.

First Peas to the Table Contest

2017 Winner: Mary Tomlin’s third-grade class at Fayette Academy in Somerville, Tennessee.

Recommended Publications

Ag Innovations Ag Mag

American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture

John Deere, That’s Who! Educator Guide

American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture

John Deere, That’s Who!

Tracy Nelson Maurer

Applesauce Day

Lisa Amstutz