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How Does Rice Grow?

Rice is widely eaten worldwide, but did you know we grow rice here in the U.S.? Most U.S. rice is grown in Arkansas, California, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri and Texas!

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Sep/08/2023

4 Easy Button Activities & Displays for Fairs

We have a plethora of resources to make incorporating ag literacy into your fair display easy!

Facts About Pigs

Curious about pigs? Here are some fun facts.

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Aug/30/2023

National Chicken Wing Day

In the United States, Americans consumed over one billion servings of chicken wings in 2019 - that’s a lot of chicken! Each year, National Chicken Wing Day is celebrated in the United States on July 29th.

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Jul/27/2023

How Do Potatoes Grow?

Potato, patato! However you say it, potatoes are in many of our favorite snacks. So, how do potatoes grow?

Summer Family Fun STEM Activities

Today is the first day of summer, and school is out! You can keep the learning going with these fun activities.

June is Dairy Month!

In honor of National Dairy Month, learn more about 5 DAIRY good products! 

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Jun/13/2023
A Field of Tulips- Header photo provided by Jon Iverson

What is Flower Farming?

As we are currently in the wonderful season of Spring, many flowers are blooming! And while they are beautiful and fun, a lot goes into making them grow! We got to interview with a former and a current Young Farmers & Ranchers committee chair member to learn more about their experience with floriculture.

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Jun/08/2023

31 Farm Books for Kids

A whole month's worth of the best farm books for kids!

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Jun/04/2023

I LOVE STRAWBERRIES Wins Gold!

I LOVE STRAWBERRIES wins gold at the IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards.

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May/11/2023

New - Free Lessons From the Foundation Fellows

Free lesson plans that bring digital skills together with ag literacy

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Mar/20/2023

Meet The Fellows - Tanya Novakowski

Grow with Google + American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture

As a Farm Bureau Foundation Fellow, she is working to develop a place-based curriculum that incorporates agriculture, technology, and digital skills into an Applied Digital Skills lesson.

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Mar/14/2023

Meet The Fellows - Melanie Berndtson

Grow with Google + American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture

As a Farm Bureau Foundation Fellow, Melanie is excited to inspire the next generation of students and teachers in agriculture through her passion for hands-on learning and sustainable agriculture.

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Mar/13/2023

Meet The Fellows - Linda Chase

Grow with Google + American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture

As a Farm Bureau Foundation Fellow, Linda wants to ensure that her students are leaders and that women and girls continue to progress in agriculture and agriculture education. She’s encouraged by the changes she’s witnessed over the years.

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Mar/13/2023

Meet The Fellows - Keonte’ Edmonds

Grow with Google + American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture

As a Farm Bureau Foundation Fellow, Keonte' is committed to using technology to ignite students’ passions and connect them with a world of career opportunities in agriculture that they’d never imagined.

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Mar/13/2023

How Does Weather Affect Farming?

Farmers rely on good weather to grow our food- too much rain can lead to rotting plants, and insufficient rainfall makes it difficult to grow crops and feed animals. Too much wind can make planting difficult, and freezing temperatures can stunt plant growth. Let’s explore some of these factors!

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Mar/06/2023

Announcing 2023 I LOVE Strawberries Educator Resource Grants

Apply for a 2023 I LOVE Strawberries Educator Grant! Thanks to the generosity of Nationwide Insurance and Nestle Purina, we will be able to offer 715 of these grants.

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Jan/08/2023

American Farm Bureau Foundation Awards More than $20,000 in Grants and Scholarships

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture has awarded $10,000 in grants to recognize the exceptional efforts of 10 county Farm Bureaus and their agricultural literacy programs. Additionally, the Foundation has awarded $15,000 in scholarships to 10 educators who exemplify excellence in engaging students to learn where their food comes from.

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Dec/02/2022

Educator Gift Guide 2022

Looking for ag literacy gifts? Here are some simple choices!

Different Types of Corn & How They are Used

The United States produces about one-third of the world's corn. Let's learn more about it!

 

 

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Nov/17/2022

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