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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?

How Maple Syrup is Made


Eugenie Doyle, straight from Vermont, tells us how sap turns into syrup!

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Mar/27/2019

Career Spotlight! Virginia Poultry Farmer

We interviewed Lauren Arbogast, a Virginian Farmer to celebrate National Poultry Day. 

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Mar/19/2019

Now Accepting White-Reinhardt Mini-Grant Applications!

The White-Reinhardt Mini-Grant Program funds projects that will increase agricultural literacy. Applications are due April 15!

Cereal: Farm to Spoon

Cereal is the quintessential American breakfast! Nothing like cornflakes, Wheaties, or cinnamon oat squares quite reminds us of Saturday morning cartoons, rushing to school, or midnight snacks. But where do we get cereal? Where does cereal start?

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Mar/07/2019

March 14 National Ag Day

Resources to help celebrate National Ag Day, March 14, 2019

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Feb/25/2019

March is National Peanut Month!

Here are some peanut-y resources! 

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Feb/24/2019

White-Reinhardt Educator Scholarships Recognize and Promote Agricultural Literacy

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture has recognized 15 educators – teachers and classroom volunteers – for their exceptional efforts to encourage agricultural literacy. 

Spring 2019 White-Reinhardt Mini-Grants Awarded to County Farm Bureaus to Expand Ag Literacy

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture has awarded more than $9,000 in mini-grants to communities across the nation through the White-Reinhardt Fund for Education program. The grants are allocated through county Farm Bureaus and are used to create new agricultural literacy projects or expand existing agricultural literacy efforts.

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Jan/31/2019

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Jan/29/2019

Right This Very Minute: A table-to-farm book about food and farming

The first title from Feeding Minds Press, "Right This Very Minute" by Lisl H. Detlefsen will be available to purchase February 5th. 

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Jan/24/2019

STEM Challenge: Protect the Pollinators

What can we do to sustain or improve pollinator well-being?

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Jan/07/2019

On the Farm Event Applications OPEN!

Looking for amazing professional development experience? Look no further! 

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Dec/04/2018

Fun with the Foundation

Get a glimpse at our events at the 2019 AFBF Annual Convention and IDEAg tradeshow 

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Dec/04/2018

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Nov/19/2018

Let’s Talk Turkey

There’s more to the American Turkey than dark and white meat!

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Nov/19/2018

What’s Wrong With Old MacDonald?

Misconceptions of Agriculture in Children’s Books 

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Nov/18/2018

Why I Use Food and Farm Facts

JoHanna Symons of Symons Beef Company hosts tours on her farm. She loves to use Food and Farm Facts to connect consumers to information about where their food comes from. 

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Oct/29/2018

Food and Farm Facts Jr

Questions about agriculture are not always easy to answer, luckily we can help! The new Food and Farm Facts Junior edition takes questions many children have and provides a simple way of understanding farming practices! 

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Oct/05/2018

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