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Tag: Ag Education

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…

30
Aug

How Well Do Ag Education Programs in Schools Work?

Two little girls with watering cans standing beside raised garden bed

You wouldn’t think ag education programs in schools could be a possible problem for agricultural literacy….

02
Aug

Creating Memorable Ag Education Programs

You probably remember this from your school days:  you studied for the exam, but when it’s…

06
Jul

Showing Consumers How Agriculture Impacts Daily Life

Tan wool sweater against a chestnut background

We spend all day, every day working with checkoffs, fairs, farm bureaus, and other groups trying…

21
Jun

Powering Virtual Reality Agriculture Education: A VR Headset Display Unit

A woman standing next to the virtual reality station smiling while looking through VR goggles

Bringing people face-to-face with a farmer. Showing consumers the view from a tractor. Letting folks walk…

07
Jun

Getting Past Distrust of the Ag Industry

You’ve heard the arguments before. “GMOs are poison.” “Farming and ranching destroys the environment.” Whether it’s…

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Changing Outdated Ideas about Agriculture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…