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Free At Home Educational Activities About Agriculture: Week 2

We're back this week with some more free educational activities parents can do at home! This week we are focusing on fruit.

Insights from an Informal Educator on the NGSS Journey – Part 2: The Process

This is the second in a series of blog posts by Seth Derner, educational consultant for the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture. Derner will document the experience of learning how to develop science curriculum materials that meet standards for earning an NGSS Design Badge.

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Mar/31/2020

Free At Home Educational Activities About Agriculture: Week 1

Kids are at home and need fun activities that are also educational. We're making it easy for parents to keep your kids learning during this difficult time.

Find Educational At Home Learning Activities

With the Covid-19 pandemic, many educators and parents are looking for at home options for learning. The Ag Foundation is a great place to start!

March 19 is National Poultry Day!

National Poultry Day is a day to recognize domestic birds that are raised for their meat and eggs—and the farmers that make it possible!

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Mar/19/2020

At Home Ag-tivities

Staying in? Need some fun and educational activities? Here are some fun ways to learn about food and farming from home!

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Mar/15/2020

National Ag Day

National Ag Day is coming up! Are you ready?

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Mar/04/2020

From Bean to Book

2020 Book of the Year author Peggy Thomas's story about her experience writing and researching for her book, Full of Beans, Henry Ford Grows a Car

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Feb/04/2020

$25,000 Awarded through White-Reinhardt to Promote Ag Literacy Efforts

The 2020 White-Reinhardt scholar winners and Spring 2020 grant winners have been chosen!

Food and Farm Facts Scavenger Hunt!

The team from Kansas Farm Bureau created a scavenger hunt to accompany Food and Farm Facts!

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Jan/29/2020

On the Farm STEM Applications 2020

Experience STEM and health concepts brought to life by American beef cattle ranchers, researchers, nutritionists and veterinarians. 

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Jan/27/2020

Foundation Highlights from the 2020 AFBF Annual Convention

We had a great time at the 2020 American Farm Bureau Annual Convention! Here are some highlights from our time in Austin, TX!

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Jan/23/2020

Go With the Flow STEM Lessons and Challenge

Spring 2020 Purple Plow Challenge Announced! 

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Jan/14/2020

8 Super Easy Ways to Educate About Ag

There are many ways you can educate about agriculture in your area! Here are 8 great ideas.

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Jan/01/2020

Growing Green Challenge Winners

Learn about what the 2019 Fall Purple Plow Challenge Winners projects were! 

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Dec/17/2019

Purple Plow Challenge: Growing Green Winners Announced

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture has recognized the winning teams in the fall 2019 Purple Plow Challenge, Growing Green.

Successful Project Based Learning Curriculum Using Purple Plow

Marian Handlin, M.Ed. is an AgriScience teacher from Delaware. She writes about how her school successfully implemented Purple Plow Challenges into their STEM curriculum. 

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Dec/16/2019

Find Ag Lit Resources

Looking for the best ag literacy resource for your volunteering event? We put our resources together in one searchable list! 

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Oct/21/2019

Fresh Food and Farm Facts!

We have updated our Food and and Farm Facts book to include updated Ag Census data!

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Sep/26/2019

Mushrooms 101: Putting the Fun in Fungus!

Did you know that mushrooms are not technically plants, but are fungi?

Here's everything you need to know about them! 

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Sep/23/2019

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