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Tag: Ag Education

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…

12
Apr

Why to Create Partnerships with Other Ag Groups

Fancy cheeseburger on a white plate against black background

What do burgers remind you of? Memorial Day cookouts? Summertime? Us too. They also remind us…

08
Apr

Meet an Ag Educator! Rhodora Collins, DeKalb County Farm Bureau

Brown graphic; text reads, "Meet an Ag Educator! Rhodora Collins, Ag Literacy Coordiator at DeKalb County Farm Bureau"

What comes to mind when you hear the words “farm bureau”? If consumers have ever heard…

29
Mar

Play with Your Food: A Hands-on Corn Kernel for Classroom Activities

Person attaching the second piece of pull-apart corn kernel model

Did your parents ever have to tell you, “Don’t play with your food!” when you were…

01
Mar

How to Talk with Consumers about Farming

Man giving speech to a few adults

“Grass-fed” vs. “grass-finished.” “Antibiotic-free” vs. “raised without antibiotics.” “Not-organic” vs. “conventional.” Recognize these phrases? In each…

26
Feb

Meet an Ag Educator! Samantha Meyer, Farmamerica

Yellow graphic; text reads "Meet an Ag Educator: Samantha Meyer, Program Director at Farmamerica"

We spend a lot of our time working with the people who are trying to give…

01
Feb

Giving People a Personal Connection to Farming

Family feeding sheep through a fence

Ask any of your fellow ag educators, “What’s the biggest barrier to agricultural literacy?” and see…

18
Jan

Watch Out for Wilt: A Lifelike Model of Goss’ Wilt Disease

Lifelike replica of corn plant showing effects of Goss’ wilt disease

We really like plants at Exhibit Farm. Corn plants, soybean plants, sugarbeet plants. And we especially…

04
Jan

How to Address Challenges 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…