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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.

An Interview with Book of the Year Author Viola Butler

2021 Book of the Year Author Viola Butler tells us how "Chuck's Ice Cream Wish" came to be!

Farm Books

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Feb/01/2021

Fall 2020 Waste Not Want Not Purple Plow Winners

We are proud to announce the two winning teams from the Fall 2020 Waste Not Want Not Challenge!

Ag Education

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Jan/21/2021

Utah WLC Supports Ag Literacy

Check out the Utah Women's Leadership Committee's commitment to ag literacy!

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Oct/16/2020

White-Reinhardt Resource Grant Recipients Chosen

We are excited to announce that the first round of White-Reinhardt Resource Grant winners have been chosen!

Fall 2020 White-Reinhardt Classroom & Community Grants Awarded

We have awarded nearly $10,000 in grants to 10 communites across the nation through the White-Reinhardt Fund for Education program.

New Printable Book from Feeding Minds Press

Feeding Minds Press has released its newest free printable book "The Prized Pumpkin," a part of the My Little Ag Me series!

Farm Books

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Jul/16/2020

‘Right This Very Minute’ Receives Children’s Literature Award

Feeding Minds Press title “Right This Very Minute” by Lisl H. Detlefsen and illustrated by Renee Kurilla took home the 2020 Growing Good Kids - Excellence in Children’s Literature Award this week.

Farm Books

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Jul/10/2020

Insights from an Informal Educator on the NGSS Journey – Part 2: The Process

This is the second in a series of blog posts by Seth Derner, educational 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.

Ag Education

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Mar/31/2020

$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.

Fall 2019 White-Reinhardt Mini-Grants Awarded to Enhance Ag Literacy

Our Fall 2019 White-Reinhardt grant winners have been chosen by our panel of judges.

Ag-vocating in the Classroom

One of our 2019 White-Reinhardt Scholarship winners shares her experience at the National Ag in the Classroom Conference!

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.

Ag Projects

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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!

Professional educators brainstorming ideas for science curriculum materials

Lessons from an Informal Educator on the NGSS Journey – Part 1: Background

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.

White-Reinhardt Educator Scholarships Recognize and Promote Agricultural Literacy

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture has recognized 15 educators – teachers and classroom volunteers – for their exceptional efforts to encourage agricultural literacy. 

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

Ten things that didn’t make you think “farm” until now

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! 

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Nov/01/2018

Thanks for Participating in #ReadAgBooks18!

National Read a Book Day was on September 6 and all across the country people read accurate ag books!

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