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Jan 01, 2020

8 Super Easy Ways to Educate About Ag

There are many ways you can educate about agriculture in your area! Here are 8 great ideas.

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Education | Dec 17, 2019

Growing Green Challenge Winners

Learn about what the 2019 Fall Purple Plow Challenge Winners projects were!

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Education | Dec 17, 2019

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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Education | Dec 16, 2019

Successful Project Based Learning Curriculum Using Purple Plow

Marian Handlin, M.Ed. is an AgriScience teacher from Delaware. She writes about how her school successfully implemented Purple Plow Challenges into their STEM curriculum.

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Education | Oct 21, 2019

Find Ag Lit Resources

Looking for the best ag literacy resource for your volunteering event? We put our resources together in one searchable list!

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Education | Sep 26, 2019

Fresh Food and Farm Facts!

We have updated our Food and and Farm Facts book to include updated Ag Census data!

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Education | Sep 23, 2019

Mushrooms 101: Putting the Fun in Fungus!

Did you know that mushrooms are not technically plants, but are fungi? Here's everything you need to know about them!

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Education | Sep 09, 2019

Two New Ag Card Games!

We have two new card games to make learning about agriculture FUN!

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Education | Aug 30, 2019

Grains: Fuel for life!

Did you know that grains are the edible seeds of specific grasses? We as humans get about 48% on average of our calories, or food energy, from grains! Grains also can be used to feed livestock and manufacture cooking oils, fuels, cosmetics and even hand sanitizer. True cereal grains include wheat, oat, rice, corn, barley, sorghum, rye and millet.Grains are annual plants, which means they have only one growing season per year and yield one crop. Let 's talk about a few grains we use every day!

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Education | Aug 26, 2019

National Read a Book Day

National Read a Book Day is September 6th! Read an Accurate Ag Book!

Confidently use the Pillars of Ag Literacy, so that you can save time and energy with your ag literacy efforts.