Category Archives: Ag in the Classroom

What Kids Can Learn from Gardening

There is a wealth of knowledge and learning opportunities to be found right in your own backyard.  Children can learn a variety of skills while having a ton of fun just growing things in a garden.  Gardening helps kids learn … Continue reading

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Summer Time Shouldn’t Be Hungry Time

More than 21 million children in the country receive free and reduced price meals during the school year, but when summer rolls around, only about 1 in 10 of those kids (3 million) get free meals through federal summer feeding programs.

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Kids Can Now Explore Farmers’ Markets Online

The popular agricultural education gaming site MyAmericanFarm.org now includes an updated version of the Farmers’ Market Challenge, a game that helps students in kindergarten through fifth grade practice essential math skills while learning about food and healthy choices.  After correctly answering math … Continue reading

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Temple Grandin Urges Farm Youth to Use Social Media

Temple Grandin, a professor at Colorado State University and animal welfare expert, is urging farm youth to use social media to reach out to their counterparts in urban areas.  Grandin recently told an audience of 4-H and FFA members in … Continue reading

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Take a Tour of Hickman’s Family Farms… From Home!

Coming soon, to a computer screen near you, you’ll be able to watch a virtual tour of Hickman’s Family Farms from the Comfort of your own home… or classroom! This year, American Egg Board (AEB) is partnering with Discovery Education … Continue reading

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