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For 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!

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Feb/01/2021

At Home Learning

For February 1, 2021  

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

At Home Learning

For January 25, 2021  

How do we grow some crops year round?

Fall 2020 Waste Not Want Not Purple Plow Winners

We are proud to announce the two winning teams from the Fall 2020 Waste Not Want Not Challenge!

Ag Education

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Jan/21/2021

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For January 19, 2021  

Soups up!

2021 Book of the Year, Plus Financial Support of the Foundation also Recognized

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Jan/12/2021

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For January 11, 2021  

This week? Wonderful Wheat! 

Workshop Scavenger Hunt

Workshop Scavenger Hunt here!

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Jan/03/2021

Foundation Booth 2021

Check out our newest and featured products from our booth at the AFBF 2021 Convention. 

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Jan/03/2021

At Home Learning

For January 4, 2021  

This week we take a look at vegetables! 

At Home Learning

For December 14, 2020  

This week we take a look at some trees!

At Home Learning Dec 7

You've had a lot of turkey...now let's have some beef!

How Do Christmas Trees Grow?

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. 

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Dec/01/2020

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For November 30, 2020  

What happens when you have leftover scraps like potato peels and banana peels and all those peels? Do they go in the trash? Did you know there is something ELSE you can do?

At Home Learning

For November 21, 2020  

Turkey Time! This week we are featuring some lessons and activities all about our Thanksgiving favorites. 

How did that get on my Thanksgiving Day plate?

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. 

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Nov/19/2020

At Home Learning

For November 16, 2020  

Tis the season for cooking! So let's be sure we are safe. This week we are learning about food safety.

At Home Learning

For November 9, 2020  

Buzz, buzz! This week let’s look into a popular pollinator: bees.

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For November 2, 2020  

Healthy eating is important for people of all ages!

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