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Tag: Ag Education

04
Jan

How to Address Barriers to Agricultural Literacy

Split rail fence in front of a grassy field

Happy New Year, and welcome to the start of a new blog series! Like last year’s…

26
Oct

Corn for the Class: Lifelike Artificial Corncobs

Six lifelike corncob models arranged in a ring, representing popcorn, field corn, and sweet corn

It doesn’t get much better than fresh corn on the cob in summer. Sweet, juicy kernels…

28
Sep

The World of Soy: A Soybean Standup and Photo Op

Soybean Plant Stand-up

We don’t know what your soybean fields look like, but we bet you’ve never had a…

31
Aug

Our Sweet Sixteen (Plants): The Planting Errors Display

Closeup of artificial corncobs on corn planting error models

Precision agriculture’s been around for several decades, but it really took off in the 21st century….

17
Aug

From Farm to Store: The “Make the Match” Display

Closeup of Exhibit Farm's Make the Match display, designed to show the connections from farm to store

Take a look around you: how many objects in the room come from a farm? Unless…

22
Jun

How Does Your [Soybean] Grow?: Soybean Growth Stage Display

“Mistress Mary, quite contrary, how does your garden grow?” Did you ever hear that nursery rhyme?…

25
May

A Kernel of Knowledge: The 3D Corn Kernel Model

Photo shows a hand holding one half of the 3d corn kernel model, with the other half in the background

A corn kernel that’s nearly a foot long? It almost sounds like a Paul Bunyan story….

23
Mar

Trivia for Every Table: Customizable Ag Trivia Games

A customizable ag trivia game, featuring dairy trivia for the Dairy Alliance

“Comes complete with dancing pigs, a catchy tune, and some funky sound effects. No assembly required.”…

28
Oct

Circle of Soy: The Soybean Life Cycle Display

Closeup of the graphics on the soybean lifecycle display, showing some of the products soybeans are used in

You’ve heard of the Circle of Life, yes? (Don’t make us start singing.) Well, we borrowed…

16
Sep

The Barrel Battle: A Game Testing Plant Nutrient Knowledge

Buttons on the Barrel Battle game testing plant nutrient knowledge

If you’ve ever spent any time around kids, you’ve probably noticed that water tends to be…