Ag Education

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

Free At Home Educational Activities About Agriculture: Week 2

We're back this week with some more free educational activities parents can do at home! This week we are focusing on fruit.

Insights from an Informal Educator on the NGSS Journey – Part 2: The Process

This is the second in a series of blog posts by Seth Derner, educational 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.

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Mar/31/2020

Free At Home Educational Activities About Agriculture: Week 1

Kids are at home and need fun activities that are also educational. We're making it easy for parents to keep your kids learning during this difficult time.

Find Educational At Home Learning Activities

With the Covid-19 pandemic, many educators and parents are looking for at home options for learning. The Ag Foundation is a great place to start!

March 19 is National Poultry Day!

National Poultry Day is a day to recognize domestic birds that are raised for their meat and eggs—and the farmers that make it possible!

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Mar/19/2020

At Home Ag-tivities

Staying in? Need some fun and educational activities? Here are some fun ways to learn about food and farming from home!

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Mar/15/2020

$25,000 Awarded through White-Reinhardt to Promote Ag Literacy Efforts

The 2020 White-Reinhardt scholar winners and Spring 2020 grant winners have been chosen!

Purple Plow Challenge: Growing Green Winners Announced

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture has recognized the winning teams in the fall 2019 Purple Plow Challenge, Growing Green.

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

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 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!

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Recommended Publications

Common Questions about Agriculture

American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture

Full of Beans Educator’s Guide

American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture

Soybeans Ag Mag

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture