Category Archives: Ag in the Classroom

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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Youth “Telling the Beef Story” Video Blog Contest Launched

Youth ages 16‐20 encouraged to create YouTube videos focused on beef to win prizes! The Beef Checkoff launched a new video blog contest designed to engage youth in telling the beef story using the power of YouTube. Videos must be … Continue reading

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Attention Teachers: Online Course Makes Teaching Ag in the Classroom Fun and Helps You Get Your Professional Development Hours!

By Brandon Moak, Program Coordinator, U of A Cooperative Extension, Maricopa County It’s new, it’s exciting and it will teach you how to teach Arizona agriculture in the classroom! Plus, it’s convenient and you’ll be able to earn 45 professional … Continue reading

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Arizona Agriculture is Alive and Well and Hiring

A recent article on Yahoo! stated that three of the top five most useless college degrees are in agriculture, which has farmers and ranchers around the country standing up and speaking out.

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My American Farm Games: Farm Fun and Learning Wrapped into One

My American Farm is a cooperative project that aims to increase agricultural knowledge by using interactive, educational computer games. Most of the current games are aimed at students in the 3rd thru 5th grades, but recent additions have introduced new games perfect for students in K-2.

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