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Tag: Ag Education

27
Sep

Lights + Camera = An Ag-Themed Video Booth

The Ask-A-Farmer booth fully assembled and isolated on a white background.

Ag literacy groups always want to connect consumers with real farmers. For good reason, too: personal,…

12
Sep

Models of Mold: Replicas of Corncob Ear Rots

Six cases containing replicas of corncobs with different diseases.

Why would you want to show off diseased plants? They’re the stuff of stress and nightmares…

29
Aug

Meet an Ag Educator! Alicia Knapke, Mercer County Fair

Brown graphic. Text reads, "Meet an Ag Educator! Alicia Knapke, Ag Education Intern at the Mercer County Fair."

It’s fair season! Few things say “late summer” like those outdoor conglomerations of roller coasters, fried…

02
Aug

Meet an Ag Educator! Emma Foster, Pennsylvania Beef

Yellow graphic. Text reads, "Meet an Ag Educator! Emma Foster, Director of Industry Relations at Pennsylvania Beef."

You may remember that we talked with an ag educator at a beef checkoff a few…

05
Jul

Meet an Ag Educator! Roxi McCormick, Colorado Farm Bureau

Orange graphic. Text reads, "Meet an ag educator! Roxi McCormick, Chair of Colorado Farm Bureau's Women's Leadership Committee."

As anybody involved in a Farm Bureau chapter can testify, volunteers are the heartbeat of the…

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…