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The Exhibit Farm Blog

24
May

Helping the Helpful Honeybees: A Standup Display about Bees

In the annals of Exhibit Farm history, there are a few projects that stand out. Like…

10
May

Changing Outdated Ideas about Agriculture

Farmer with tablet kneeling in field to inspect crop

Sometimes the difficulty with learning is really a difficulty with unlearning. If you’ve ever tried to…

06
May

Meet an Ag Educator! Traci Winscot, Kearney Children’s Museum

Teal graphic; text reads, "Meet an Ag Educator! Traci Winscot, Executive Director at Kearney Area Children's Museum"

A kids’ museum might not sound like the place for a display about career options in…

26
Apr

Pizza-Powered Lesson Plan: Four Tabletop Ag Displays

Standup display about wheat facts sitting in front of TV and other Exhibit Farm products

Who doesn’t love pizza? Gooey cheese, warm crust, salty meats – it’s just hard to go…

12
Apr

Why to Create Partnerships with Other Ag Groups

Fancy cheeseburger on a white plate against black background

What do burgers remind you of? Memorial Day cookouts? Summertime? Us too. They also remind us…

08
Apr

Meet an Ag Educator! Rhodora Collins, DeKalb County Farm Bureau

Brown graphic; text reads, "Meet an Ag Educator! Rhodora Collins, Ag Literacy Coordiator at DeKalb County Farm Bureau"

What comes to mind when you hear the words “farm bureau”? If consumers have ever heard…

29
Mar

Play with Your Food: A Hands-on Corn Kernel for Classroom Activities

Person attaching the second piece of pull-apart corn kernel model

Did your parents ever have to tell you, “Don’t play with your food!” when you were…

15
Mar

Perfect Poultry-Themed Pictures: A Chicken Photo Op

The chicken face cutout board

“A picture is worth a thousand words.” We always keep that proverb in mind, since our…

01
Mar

How to Talk with Consumers about Farming

Man giving speech to a few adults

“Grass-fed” vs. “grass-finished.” “Antibiotic-free” vs. “raised without antibiotics.” “Not-organic” vs. “conventional.” Recognize these phrases? In each…

26
Feb

Meet an Ag Educator! Samantha Meyer, Farmamerica

Yellow graphic; text reads "Meet an Ag Educator: Samantha Meyer, Program Director at Farmamerica"

We spend a lot of our time working with the people who are trying to give…