Ag Education

Agricultural education teaches students about agriculture, food and natural resources.

Two New Ag Card Games!

We have two new card games to make learning about agriculture FUN!

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.

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? 

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Jun/30/2019

June is Dairy Month!

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

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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!

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.

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. 

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Apr/25/2019

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. 

Let’s Talk Turkey

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

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Nov/19/2018

Thanks for Participating in #ReadAgBooks18!

National Read a Book Day was on September 6 and all across the country people read accurate ag books!

BERRY Surprising Facts

Berries are always a yummy, healthy snack, but what exactly is a berry? 

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Aug/28/2018

Fall 2018 White-Reinhardt Mini-Grants Awarded

Nine Fall 2018 White-Reinhardt mini-grants have been awarded!

Reimagining Career Day

Guest blogger Valerie Bayes explains how STEM careers can come alive during Career Day!

Career Spotlight! Agricultural Entrepreneur

We interviewed Matt Wolters, a founding partner of SureFire Ag Systems to learn what it takes to be an agricultural entrepreneur. 

Career Spotlight! Agricultural Communications

Levy Randolph & Tiffany Rogers-Randolph tell us about their careers as videographers and what it takes to get into the field! 

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May/22/2018

New My American Farm Fair Displays and Activities

Update your fair or event with these colorful and engaging My American Farm banners!

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Jan/22/2018

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Recommended Publications

Natural Resources Ag Mag

American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture

Food Waste Ag Mag

American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture

A Berry Good Project

Rick Henningfeld