The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture has recognized the winning teams in the spring 2019 Purple Plow Challenge, Protect the Pollinators.
The first in a series of blog posts by Seth Derner, education 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.
The White-Reinhardt Mini-Grant Program funds projects that will increase agricultural literacy. Applications are due April 15!
Resources to help celebrate National Ag Day, March 14, 2019
The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture has recognized 15 educators – teachers and classroom volunteers – for their exceptional efforts to encourage agricultural 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.
You may think about cows or veggies when you hear the word "farm." Let's explore 10 things that you may be surprised to learn started on a farm!
National Read a Book Day was on September 6 and all across the country people read accurate ag books!
Nine Fall 2018 White-Reinhardt mini-grants have been awarded!
We have a plethora of resources to make incorporating ag literacy into your fair display easy!
Seven county Farm Bureaus have received $1,000 mini-grants for ag literacy programs through the White-Reinhardt Fund.
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.
The first Purple Plow Challenge begins!
Your donations help bring agriculture into classrooms across the country!
We love hearing about your ag literacy efforts all 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.
Sarah Wilson of North Dakota is a prime example of the great ag literacy volunteers we have across the country!
Operation Peanut Butter, the new My American Farm Game, tests students' math skills while teaching them where peanuts come from!
Standards aligned activities make it easy for educators to help students understand American farmers and how food is grown in America.
“American farmers in many ways have surpassed most fields in their use and application of STEM.” Denise Johnson, Director, Hollingsworth Science Center, Houston Independent School District writes of her experience with Beefing up STEM 2016.