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Tag: Ag Education

06
Jun

Meet an Ag Educator! Andrew Friskop, North Dakota State University

Brown graphic. Text reads, "Meet an Ag Educator! Andrew Friskop, Plant Pathologist at North Dakota State University."

Last month, we talked with an ag educator who works with both consumers and producers. But…

23
May

Fun (and Facts) at the Fair: Ag Education at State Fairs

3 teenagers interact with a standup display for ag education at a state fair.

Reality check: can your ag education programs compete against baby animals, roller coasters, and cotton candy…

09
May

Meet an Ag Educator! Joelle Neff, Allen County Soil & Water Conservation District

Yellow graphic. Text reads, "Meet an Ag Educator: Joelle Neff, Watershed Project Manager at Allen County SWCD."

Not all ag educators work with consumers, of course. Some of them focus on providing info…

11
Apr

Meet an Ag Educator! Ali Cantrell, Alabama Beef

Orange graphic. Text reads, "Meet an Ag Educator: Ali Cantrell, Director of Education & Outreach at Alabama Beef."

Livestock checkoffs have some unique challenges when it comes to ag education. Like field crop checkoffs,…

14
Mar

Engaging Educational Environments: Exhibit Tents for Outdoor Education

Several displays for agriculture education inside an exhibit tent

It may still be cold in many parts of the U.S. right now, but spring and…

28
Feb

Meet an Ag Educator! Tracy Miskelly, SC Ag in the Classroom

Teal graphic. Text reads, "Meet an Ag Educator: Tracy Miskelly, Director of South Carolina Ag in the Classroom."

You knew we’d mention Ag in the Classroom (AITC) at some point in this series of…

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,…

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…

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…

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…