Ag Projects

Agricultural literacy projects and ag learning from AFBFA and others in the agricultural community.

Spring 2021 Purple Plow H2Grow Challenge Winners Chosen

The winners of the Spring 2021 Purple Plow Challenge, H2Grow, have been chosen!

Kids Ask, Farmer Says

We are excited to announce that we have launched a limited-series podcast, "Farmer Says." In this series, real kids ask their questions about farming and get answers from real farmers!

Foundation for Agriculture Awards $9,500 in Grants to Elevate Ag Literacy

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture has awarded $9,500 in grants to 10 communities that are creating new and exciting ways to help learners of all ages understand agriculture and the important role it plays in their lives.

Foundation for Agriculture Awards Over $17,000 in Ag Literacy Grants

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture announces a total of $17,550 in scholarships and grant awards to recognize exceptional agricultural literacy programs conducted by educators, volunteers and communities across the country who work to connect students with how their food is grown.

Scintillating Summer Science Experiments

Looking for some fun science activities to do with your kids this summer? We’ve rounded up some of our favorites.

Free At Home Educational Activities About Agriculture: Week 9

Water is everywhere! Dive into these at-home educational activities that explore the wonderful world of water.

Free At Home Educational Activities About Agriculture: Week 7

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!

Free At Home Educational Activities About Agriculture: Week 6

This is our 6th week of at home activities and it is time to get growing!

Free At Home Educational Activities About Agriculture: Week 3

This week’s at home educational activities are all about pollinators!

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.

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!

$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.

Purple Plow Challenge: Protect the Pollinators Winners Announced

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture has recognized the winning teams in the spring 2019 Purple Plow Challenge, Protect the Pollinators.

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Jun/07/2019

4 Easy Button Activities & Displays for Fairs

We have a plethora of resources to make incorporating ag literacy into your fair display easy!

Spring 2019 White-Reinhardt Mini-Grants Awarded to County Farm Bureaus to Expand Ag Literacy

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture has awarded more than $9,000 in mini-grants to communities across the nation through the White-Reinhardt Fund for Education program. The grants are allocated through county Farm Bureaus and are used to create new agricultural literacy projects or expand existing agricultural literacy efforts.

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Jan/31/2019

Fall 2018 White-Reinhardt Mini-Grants Awarded

Nine Fall 2018 White-Reinhardt mini-grants have been awarded!

Spring 2018 White-Reinhardt Mini-Grants Awarded

Seven county Farm Bureaus have received $1,000 mini-grants for ag literacy programs through the White-Reinhardt Fund.

STEM Maker Kit Grants Awarded to 20 Middle School Groups

$10,000 in grants ($500 each) have been awarded to 10 middle-school science classrooms and 10 after-school programs to pilot a new Maker Kit!

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Aug/16/2016

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