Agricultural education teaches students about agriculture, food and natural resources.
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.
In the spirit of celebration, we bring you five crazy honey related facts you won’t BEE-LIEVE!
The winner of the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture’s First Peas to the Table Contest is Mary Tomlin’s third-grade class at Fayette Academy in Somerville, Tennessee. Tomlin’s classroom wins the grand prize – a visit from Miss America 2017 Savvy Shields.
“True Beef”: From Pasture to Plate” is an innovative educational documentary designed to teach culinary arts students where their food comes from while learning the importance of farming and ranching from agriculture students.
Before delivery, before the freezer, where did pizza come from?
When it starts to get chilly out and you come in from the cold, nothing hits the spot quite like soup. While we can go pick up a can of soup from our local grocery store, that’s not where it started!
2017 marks 50 years for the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture!
Have you ever wondered what ranchers do during the winter months? Here is one story!
The first Purple Plow Challenge begins!
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.
Your donations help bring agriculture into classrooms across the country!
We are so grateful for all of the generous donations we get from people like YOU!
One special project your donations help fund is the White-Reinhardt mini-grant program. The White-Reinhardt Fund funds projects that will increase agricultural literacy for students in grades K-12.
Blogger Kellie for Ag writes this guest post about the power of telling your story. Includes links to other blog posts to check out.
Have you heard of the Three Sisters or a Three Sisters garden? No, this isn’t a garden tended to by 3 women who are related to each other!
The Foundation recently sponsored the 2nd year of the USDA’s “STEAM” summer camp for urban youth. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) partnered with the Governance Lab (GovLab) to host two separate two-week camps for middle and high school students.
Guest Post by Wanda Patsche, blogger for Minnesota Farm Living.
Surprisingly, many teachers don’t recognize how agriculture can be a useful context to teach STEM.
Pencils, glue, crayons and more! Do you know where they come from?
Let’s learn about wheat!
The National Agriculture in the Classroom Organization has created an educational unit that familiarizes K-12 students with agricultural production, harvesting and careers.
Explore several misconceptions kids may have about agriculture, and how to address them.