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The Exhibit Farm Blog

14
Feb

Weaving Together Some Facts: Educational Displays about Cotton

White letters spelling "Cotton Quiz" on a blue background. Part of an educational trivia game about cotton.

Cotton might not be the first crop that comes to mind when you picture a farm….

31
Jan

Meet an Ag Educator! Heidie Haugo, North Dakota Corn

Lime green graphic. Text reads, "Meet an ag educator! Heidie Haugo, Communications Director at North Dakota Corn."

Commodity checkoffs stretch from sea to shining sea, supporting farmers or ranchers through promotion, market development,…

17
Jan

A Moo-velous Milking Machine: An Exhibit about Milking Cows

Woman standing near milking cow exhibit and interacting with video screen.

One of the folks on Exhibit Farm’s team can remember pretending to milk a cow when…

03
Jan

Meet an Ag Educator! Michelle Olgers, Virginia State University

Maroon graphic. Text reads, "Meet an Ag Educator! Michelle Olgers, Communications Director at VSU's College of Ag."

Happy New Year and welcome to 2022! This year, we’re launching a new blog series of…

20
Dec

Picturing the History of Agritech: The “Past & Present” Display

Closeup of info panel about improvements in irrigation technology.

Farming has changed dramatically in the last hundred years – heck, even within the last fifty…

06
Dec

What’s the Problem with “Feeding the World” Arguments?

Teal-colored harvesting machine in a wheat field.

The ag industry has been concerned about food shortages for decades, long before COVID-19 caused temporary…

22
Nov

The Mighty Mac(omb): Touring Macomb County’s Mobile Exhibit Trailer

Here’s a big perk of exhibit trailers: you can use them to reach consumers that don’t…

08
Nov

How to Tell Your Farming Story Effectively

Young woman shaking hands with old man in soybean field

We often hear that farmers need to “tell their story” to persuade consumers to trust modern…

25
Oct

Fueling a Conversation: An Ethanol Facts Display

Nine flip-up panels on the ethanol display with trivia questions

Consumers should know where their food comes from, for sure. What about their fuel, though? Some…

11
Oct

Beyond the Deficit Model in Agriculture Education

Two hands forming a heart shape around a small plant

If you start talking shop with your fellow ag educators, it probably won’t be long before…