Agricultural education teaches students about agriculture, food and natural resources.
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.
My American Farm enhances reach, education and engagement at the Indiana State Fair.
Operation Peanut Butter, the new My American Farm Game, tests students' math skills while teaching them where peanuts come from!
There are lots of agriculture misconceptions and mix-ups out there. Is hay the same as straw? Is a combine a tractor? It can all be a little confusing. We break down some common mix-ups in this blog.
Where do eggs come from? What do all of those labels like cage free, free range and organic mean? In honor of National Egg month Lara Durben, Communications Director for the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association, Chicken and Egg Association of Minnesota and the Midwest Poultry Federation answers these questions!
We interviewed a raisin farmer to find out what goes into making a raisin!