Projects

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.

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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.

Now Accepting White-Reinhardt Mini-Grant Applications!

The White-Reinhardt Mini-Grant Program funds projects that will increase agricultural literacy. Applications are due April 15!

March 14 National Ag Day

Resources to help celebrate National Ag Day, March 14, 2019

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Feb/25/2019

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!

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.

Visit From Miss America 2017 Savvy Shields Planned for First Peas to the Table Contest Winner

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.

Ag Education

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May/26/2017

H2Grow Maker Space Challenge

The first Purple Plow Challenge begins!

Ag Education

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Jan/04/2017

YOUR donations mean the world to us

Your donations help bring agriculture into classrooms across the country!

Ag Education

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Nov/30/2016

Celebrating Volunteers: The Schramms

We love hearing about your ag literacy efforts all across the country!

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Nov/16/2016

YOUR donations make a difference

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. 

Ag Education

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Nov/15/2016

Celebrating Volunteers: Sarah Wilson

Sarah Wilson of North Dakota is a prime example of the great ag literacy volunteers we have across the country!

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Sep/19/2016

STEM Game Teaches Students Where Peanut Butter Comes From

Operation Peanut Butter, the new My American Farm Game, tests students' math skills while teaching them where peanuts come from!

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Jun/02/2016

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