From American Farm Bureau Foundation
We love to celebrate volunteer efforts to educate about agriculture!
When it starts to get chilly out and you come in from the cold, nothing hits the spot quite like soup. While we can go pick up a can of soup from our local grocery store, that’s not where it started!
Dr. Lav Khot at Washington State University is showing that we’ve only scratched the surface of what this relatively new technology can do for agriculture.
Ever wonder what careers are in agriculture besides "farmer or rancher?" The answers may surprise you!
2017 marks 50 years for the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture!
Have you ever wondered what ranchers do during the winter months? Here is one story!
"I believe that the true bridge between farmers and non-farmers is storytelling."
The first Purple Plow Challenge begins!
The purple what?
"I hope you will look “close to home” and think about how important agriculture and agricultural literacy are to the future of our nation and our industry."
Hint: It takes a lot of love to grow a Christmas tree! We talked to Ben Butler, a Christmas tree farmer from Butler's Orchard to get the scoop on these festive firs and frasers.
We have some amazing auction items this year! Take a look!
Your donations help bring agriculture into classrooms across the country!
We love hearing about your ag literacy efforts all across the country!
We are so grateful for all of the generous donations we get from people like YOU!
One special project your donations help fund is the White-Reinhardt mini-grant program. The White-Reinhardt Fund funds projects that will increase agricultural literacy for students in grades K-12.
Ever wonder where your Thanksgiving Day dinner came from? Here is a hint: a farm! Read about how some of the turkey day classics made it to your plate! Includes lesson plans, recommended books, videos and more.
Blogger Kellie for Ag writes this guest post about the power of telling your story. Includes links to other blog posts to check out.
Have you heard of the Three Sisters or a Three Sisters garden? No, this isn’t a garden tended to by 3 women who are related to each other!
Selected participants will receive free registration, reimbursement of up to $1,000 for approved travel expenses, hotel accommodations for three nights and meals, in addition to educational supplies and resources.
Halloween is just around the corner! These Halloween staples all have roots in agriculture. Let’s learn more.