Agricultural education teaches students about agriculture, food and natural resources.
Submit your kids’/students’ questions about food and farming and we will have a REAL farmer or rancher make a video reply.
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.
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.
Fall is harvest season for many of our favorite foods! What is harvesting? Find out in this blog post!
Learn more about the Foundation's County Leader Award!
Check out the winning teams projects from this spring's Purple Plow Challenge!
New educator grants available from Ford and Ag Foundation!
Learn more about the Foundation's Apex Award!
In honor of National Dairy Month we learn more about 5 DAIRY good products!
We hope you’ve enjoyed the at-home activities over the past couple of months! With the school year winding down, this will be our last installment of “Free At Home Educational Activities about Agriculture.” Keep an eye out for some more fun stuff we will be sharing throughout the summer.
Water is everywhere! Dive into these at-home educational activities that explore the wonderful world of water.
Soil is the focus of this week’s at home activities; grab a shovel and dig into these lessons!
We all know that plants like fruits and veggies are a big part of nutritious diet, but did you know we eat stems, leaves and roots of plants, too? Let’s learn more!
This is our 6th week of at home activities and it is time to get growing!
Let’s build it up! This week’s activities are all about building and innovation.
This week we are exploring activities that cover nutrition and cooking—yum!
This week’s at home educational activities are all about pollinators!
Cookies, candy and ice cream are all yummy, sweet treats! What makes these treats so sweet? Well, sweetener of course!
We're back this week with some more free educational activities parents can do at home! This week we are focusing on fruit.
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.