Ag Education

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

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
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.

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

4 Easy Button Activities & Displays for Fairs

We have a plethora of resources to make incorporating ag literacy into your fair display easy!

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

Celebrate Peanut Butter Lovers Month, Get to Know America’s Peanut (Butter) Farmers

November is Peanut Butter Lovers Month! That tasty jar of peanut butter you keep in your pantry – do you know who helped make it? 

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Nov/07/2017

2017 Food & Farm Facts Activity Cards

The new Food and Farm Facts Activity Cards are standards-aligned and now available!

A Beekeeper’s Story: An Interview With Cameron Robertson

To wrap up our 3 part National Honey Month series, we interviewed California beekeeper Cameron Robertson to learn about beekeeping as a career. 

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Sep/29/2017

The Art & Science of Beekeeping

In the spirit of National Honey Month, we bring you a history of beekeeping as an ancient art and an overview of apiology as an important science for modern life.

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Sep/21/2017

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