Agricultural education teaches students about agriculture, food and natural resources.
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!
Connecting with the earth allowed the students to transport themselves and each other across cultural and language barriers, behavior issues, and stressful home environments.
What do you do when students make it all the way to college and don't understand where food comes from or why and how it is produced? Dr. Robert Beckstead of UGA did not sit idly by, he created a college level class to get students to think critically about ag.
We will be celebrating ag literacy volunteers all year by adding more stories to this article! Thank you to everyone who goes out there and helps educate about agriculture!
We are seeing green! Read about where some of our favorite green foods come from. Perfect for the start of spring! Includes book recommendations, videos and more.
What do strangers, cranberries, and beef have in common? Author of Time for Cranberries & participant in the On the Farm Author Experience, Lisl Detlefsen writes about being inspired to share the story of agriculture with others.