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A Slightly Different Way to Look at Impact

Executive Director Daniel Meloy shares how the Foundation provides tools and resources for educators to be better equipped in this blog post.

At Home Learning

For the week of April 12, 2021  

There are a lot of important agriculturists who have made a difference in the world of farming; this week we are going to learn about Henry Blair.

What Questions Do Your Kids Have About Agriculture?

Submit your kids’/students’ questions about food and farming and we will have a REAL farmer or rancher make a video reply.

At Home Learning

For the week of April 5, 2021  

April showers bring May flowers! Spring has sprung. When we think of Spring we often think of flowers and this week we’re diving into at home activities all about flowers!

21 Best Farm Books for Kids 2021

An excellent list of 21 farm books for kids for 2021.

Farm Books

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Mar/28/2021

At Home Learning

For the week of March 29, 2021  

Super Soybean!

At Home Learning

For the week of March 21, 2021  

Celebrate Ag Day by helping young learners understand "What Is Agriculture?"

At Home Learning

For the week of March 15, 2021  

Reading Books Online

You can read books aloud virtually! You just need to follow some rules. 

At Home Learning

For the week of March 8, 2021  

There are a lot of important agriculturists who have made a difference in the world of farming. In honor of Women's History Month, this week let’s learn about Dr. Temple Grandin!

Celebrating Women In Agriculture

March 8th is International Women’s Day! We thought it would be a great time to highlight some of agriculture’s female trailblazers.

Ag Education

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Mar/03/2021

At Home Learning

For the week of March 1, 2021  

This week's At Home Learning lessons are sweet!

At Home Learning

For the week of February 22, 2021  

Did you know cucumbers are pickles? Learn some other facts that may surprise you! 

At Home Learning

For the week of February 15, 2021  

Did you know that on any given day, 1 in 8 Americans will eat pizza? Pizza is always a crowd pleaser, so this week’s at home activities are all about PIZZADid you know that on any given day, 1 in 8 Americans will eat pizza? Pizza is always a crowd pleaser, so this week’s at home activities are all about PIZZA!

Foundation for Agriculture Awards Over $17,000 in Ag Literacy Grants

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture announces a total of $17,550 in scholarships and grant awards to recognize exceptional agricultural literacy programs conducted by educators, volunteers and communities across the country who work to connect students with how their food is grown.

At Home Learning

For the week of February 8th, 2021  

There are a lot of important agriculturists who have made a difference in the world of farming. This week let’s learn about Dr. George Washington Carver!

An Interview with Book of the Year Author Viola Butler

2021 Book of the Year Author Viola Butler tells us how "Chuck's Ice Cream Wish" came to be!

Farm Books

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Feb/01/2021

At Home Learning

For the week of February 1, 2021  

What's ripe in winter and tastes like summer sunshine? Oranges!

At Home Learning

For the week of January 25, 2021  

How do we grow some crops year round?

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