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Dive Into Water Careers!

This is a relevant, purposeful tool that will engage students in the science of water and food production. It is aligned to national learning standards for 6th-8th grade, but the interest level may be much broader.

Career Kit Bundle

Bundle includes 1 pack of "Name that Ag Career" cards and 1 pack of 9 Career Posters available together at a discount.


Posters

Includes 9 colorful posters on the following career focus areas: Power, structure & technical services; Plant Systems; Natural Resources; Food Products and Processing systems; Environmental Service systems; Biotechnology Systems; Animal Systems; Agricultural Education; and Agribusiness Systems
Great for decorating classrooms!


Name that Career Cards

This fun card deck engages students in a guessing game to test their knowledge of ag careers!  
Includes several blanks for you to create your own

When I Grow Up: Discover Ag Careers Curriculum

This kit has been designed so you can easily incorporate this information into your curriculum in an interdisciplinary manner. The lessons and activities included in this kit have been crafted with your middle school students in mind. We hope they find these experiential lessons to be both engaging and meaningful!

Growing Green Challenge - Purple Plow Guide

This guide contains all the information for anyone completing a purple plow challenge. 

Lean Beef – An Important Part of Adolescent Growth Lesson

Within the 8th grade study of nutrition, these lessons will focus on how the consumption of lean beef can contribute to an adolescent’s health and wellness.

True Beef: From Pasture To Plate Educator’S Guide

Make the farm to fork connection with this series of lesson plans that accompany the documentary "True Beef: From Pasture to Plate". This guide contains 8 lessons designed for High School students in a Culinary Arts or Family and Consumer Sciences program, however, STEM connections have been included for all lessons making it easy for teachers to make connections across the curriculum.

 

The "True Beef" documentary was produced by Pflugerville Independent School District (TX).

Forage Quality Booklet

Forage quality is defined in various ways but is often poorly understood. The purpose of this publication is to provide information about forage quality, factors affecting forage quality, forage testing, analysis and reporting, and other related information that can be used to increase animal performance and producer profit.

Start The Conversation: Let’s Talk About Animal Agriculture

This two-page handout was created to help connect consumers with the men and women who produce their food, fiber, and fuel.
Full of questions, answers, and suggested strategies for having meaningful discussions about the agriculture. This resource can be used in middle and high school classrooms, fairs and festivals, and on the farm to facilitate discussion about fact, fiction, and the science of agriculture.

The Man Who Fed The World Book

This book tells the story of Nobel Peace Prize recipient Norman Borlaug, a man who saved hundreds of millions of lives from starvation by introducing simple technologies such as corn hybrids and short-straw, disease-resistant wheat to farmers in developing countries.


Previous AFBFA Book of the Year winner!

Heart Of A Shepherd

To be used with the Feeding Minds, Cultivating Growth Middle School Unit Bundle Educator’s Guide. Free Educator Guide available under "Free Resources" 

 

Summary: In this coming-of-age story, Ignatius, the youngest of five brothers in a military family grounded in the Christian faith, promises to take care of the ranch while his father is deployed in Iraq. Since his mother left years earlier to pursue life as an artist, and his older brothers are off to school or military training camps, the 11-year-old looks to his grandparents for guidance, but often feels angry and alone trying to keep his heroic promise. Although some of the realities of the Iraq war are threaded in, the author primarily focuses on the details of contemporary Oregonian ranch life.

All About Beef Mobile App

Ever wondered how your delicious beef got to your table? The “steaks” are high for farmers and ranchers who know the importance of caring for animals and the environment in the beef production process. Become a master meal builder and grocery store expert! In this fun game you’ll beef up your nutrition knowledge.

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Strategies for Implementing “My American Farm”

My American Farm is a free, online program comprised of computer games that teach valuable concepts about American agriculture, while reinforcing core educational concepts such as reading, writing, math, science and social science. Here are some strategies for how you can implement My American Farm in your community.

NAA All In-All Ears Video

All In-All Ears: This video accommodates an Auction Adventures Career Lesson that explores the work of a clerk at an auction. For specific details of the lesson, please check out the Auction Adventures: 6th to 8th Grade Career Lesson Plans.

How Are Drones, Satellites, and Sensors Used to Produce Your Food?

How are drones, satellites, and sensors used to produce your food? Check out how modern agriculture uses technology to monitor and assist with plan growth involved from seed to mature plant. Highlighted Careers: Plant Scientist, Information Technology Programmer, Mechanical Engineer

How Do We Feed More People?

How do we feed more people, with less resources? The population is continuing to grow, and yet we are faced with a limited amount of land and water for the production of food. Let’s see how people working in agriculture are working on this challenge. Highlighted Careers: Farmer, Plant Scientist, Mechanical Engineer

I Met A Rancher Today Sticker

Each sticker is on perforated paper. Giveaways at conferences, career shows, classrooms, farm fests and fairs. Kids love them!

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