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Fall 2019 White-Reinhardt Mini-Grants Awarded to Enhance Ag Literacy

Our Fall 2019 White-Reinhardt grant winners have been chosen by our panel of judges.

New Book! A Berry Good Project

Thanks to sponsorship from Nichino America, we're pleased to offer a brand new FREE book in the My Little Ag Me series from Feeding Minds Press. Our latest title "A Berry Good Project" is now available to download and print.

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Jul/17/2019

Ag-vocating in the Classroom

One of our 2019 White-Reinhardt Scholarship winners shares her experience at the National Ag in the Classroom Conference!

4 Fun Facts about 4th of July Favorites

What foods make you think of the 4th? Do you know where they come from? Can you guess 3 fruits that are actually berries? 

Ag Education

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Jun/30/2019

Aquaculture is Farming

What is Aquaculture? And what does it have to do with farming? Let's find out! 

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Jun/26/2019

Career Spotlight! Food Waste Connoisseur

We interviewed Ryan Brewster, General Manager of Food & Beverage at the Kimpton Hotel Palomar in Washington DC to learn more about food waste technologies. 

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Jun/09/2019

Purple Plow Challenge: Protect the Pollinators Winners Announced

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture has recognized the winning teams in the spring 2019 Purple Plow Challenge, Protect the Pollinators.

Ag Projects

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Jun/07/2019

June is Dairy Month!

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

Ag Education

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Jun/06/2019

4 Easy Button Activities & Displays for Fairs

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

Herbs are Ag

Let’s explore where mint, and some other herbs, get their start!

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May/29/2019

Upcoming Purple Plow Challenge

Plan now for the fall challenge!

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May/21/2019

Did Somebody Say BBQ?!

Barbecue is an American staple. You find it shared at family gatherings and every patriotic event. But where did it originate?

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May/16/2019

How My American Farm Grows Opportunity

A Guest Blog Post by
Bill Belzer, Corteva Agriscience tm

Farmers have long understood that developing a community based in mutual cooperation lays the foundation for their own success. They know that if everyone does well, they will do well. Now, in the digital age, we have new ways to connect, and new ways to build community. But the core principle still holds true, a rising tide lifts all boats. That’s one of many reasons why Corteva supports agricultural education through the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture and the My American Farm platform.

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May/15/2019

Online Poultry Game

An Egg-citing Poultry Adventure Launched on My American Farm!

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May/10/2019
Professional educators brainstorming ideas for science curriculum materials

Lessons from an Informal Educator on the NGSS Journey – Part 1: Background

The first in a series of blog posts by Seth Derner, education 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.

Snacks and Sustainability

What do pretzels, chips, and beef cattle have in common?

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May/01/2019

Spring is the season of hope

Spring has sprung! Spring is always a season of hope—hope for brighter days ahead and for the future of agriculture.

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Apr/29/2019

Brown Cows Make Chocolate Milk & 5 Other Misconceptions Kids Have about Agriculture

Explore several misconceptions kids may have about agriculture, and how to address them. 

Ag Education

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Apr/25/2019

New STEM app!

We have released a NEW My American Farm app with four STEM games!

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Apr/17/2019

What do your donations do?

As a donor you generously send in hard earned dollars and then what?

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