Projects

Foundation Awards Nearly $9,500 in Grants to Recognize Excellence in Ag Literacy

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture has awarded $9,400 in grants to recognize the remarkable agricultural literacy programs of ten state and county Farm Bureaus. The grants are funded through the White-Reinhardt Fund for Education program, which acknowledges communities that are engaging with students on the fundamental role of agriculture in the everyday lives of all Americans.

Foundation for Agriculture Awards Over $25,000 in Ag Literacy Grants, Scholarships

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture is celebrating and uplifting outstanding agricultural literacy programs with a total of $26,000 in scholarships and grants to help educators, volunteers and communities connect agriculture to students’ daily lives.

The Prized Pumpkin: a New Free Resource

The Prized Pumpkin is now available as a free online learning module

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Oct/18/2021

On the Farm STEM 2021- Tennessee

This year’s On the Farm program brought together teams of high school educators with experts in science education, agricultural science, and beef production to the farmers, ranchers, and agriculture operators of Tennessee.

Spring 2021 Purple Plow H2Grow Challenge Winners Chosen

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

2021 Christina Sue Lilja Resource Grant Winners

With nearly 600 applicants, 51 educators were randomly selected to receive $100 credits to the Farm Bureau store, thanks to the contributions from the CSL Foundation and another generous donor.

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.

2021 On the Farm STEM Teams Announced

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture announces educator teams to join immersive STEM training designed to further agriculture education in classrooms across the country.

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!

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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!

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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!

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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.

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Jul/10/2020
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Jul/01/2020

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.

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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.

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