Ag in the Classroom Articles

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Lions and Tigers and… Zebras? Oh my!!

7/12/2019

Gilbert has been breeding these exotic animals for 46 years, and finds enjoyment in seeing them in their natural, wild habitat.

Who Would Want To Be A Farmer?

7/11/2019

Why should children dream of being farmers?

‘Growing Green’, the Latest Purple Plow Challenge, Opens Aug. 1

7/11/2019

In this challenge, students will learn about energy in various forms and design as well as build and share a solution that diversifies energy consumption.

Reminder – Take the Women in Ag Survey by June 21

6/10/2019

All women who are farmers, ranchers, farm/ranch employees, employed in agricultural businesses, pursuing ag-related higher education or supportive of agriculture in other ways are invited to participate in the survey

Toward Better Food Plants: The Promise of Gene Editing

5/9/2019

Traditional plant breeding can achieve a desired result, but the process may take many years of trial and error to complete and nurture unwelcome traits.

Taking Care of the Ranch and the Rancher

3/28/2019

March is Women’s History Month and the Utah Farm Bureau Federation & American Farm Bureau are taking the time to highlight women in agriculture.

How do Weather and Drought Impact Ag?

3/6/2019

The Foundation for Agriculture recently partnered with NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory to create a free curriculum on how weather and drought impact agriculture

What’s Wrong with Old MacDonald?

12/2/2018

Too often, like old MacDonald, children’s books are full of antiquated farming practices and stereotypes of rural life.

Improving Nutrition in the Developing World

11/10/2018

Hunger and undernourishment are an unfortunate reality for approximately 795 million people around the world

5 Farmers to Thank on Thanksgiving

11/9/2018

While many are already looking forward to the Christmas holidays, don’t overlook Thanksgiving and the occasion it provides to reflect on our lives and the much we have been given.

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