Ag in the Classroom Articles

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Heat Wave Could Impact Butter Production

7/11/2017

Milk production takes a significant hit during times of high heat due to animal stress.

Summer Reading and Family Fun from the Foundation for Agriculture

7/2/2017

Check out the Foundation’s list of books and activities geared to help kids of all ages learn more about what happens on the farm and how food gets to your table, picnic or summer cookout.

‘Our Food Link’ Grants Help Farmers and Ranchers Connect with Consumers

6/23/2017

Five Farm Bureaus were selected from a competitive pool of applicants to each receive a $500 grant from the American Farm Bureau Women’s Leadership Program to help fund “Our Food Link” projects.

Need some BOUNCE in your step? Try the cherry with MORE

4/13/2017

While the harvest of tart cherries is still months away, this fruit with a pucker factor can be enjoyed year-round and increasing research shows the health benefits are perfect for recovering athletes – no matter if you’re a chiseled endurance athlete or simply a weekend warrior that looks forward to putting the next sticker on your vehicles bumper.

Pasture to Plate: How beef is raised

4/10/2017

As ranchers, we understand the privilege it is to grow food for others to eat. There are many different opinions on how food should be raised. Here are some of the things we’ve been asked about in raising beef.

Where Does Soup Come From?

4/5/2017

While we can go pick up a can of soup from our local grocery store, that’s not where it started!

What do Farmers and Ranchers do During Winter?

2/7/2017

“What do Farmers and Ranchers do During Winter?” is a new American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture blog post by Sara Bray, a Colorado rancher.

Foundation for Agriculture Announces 10th ‘Book of the Year’

1/26/2017

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture presented its 10th “Book of the Year” award to Eugenie Doyle for “Sleep Tight Farm.”

Purple Plow Challenge Makes Learning Fun

1/5/2017

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture has launched a fun, new online platform for middle-school educators highlighting makerspace education.

Box Elder County farmer wins ‘Advocate for Agriculture’ award

12/7/2016

The ‘Advocate for Agriculture’ award is designed to recognize one Farm Bureau woman each year for her outstanding volunteer efforts on behalf of Farm Bureau and agriculture.

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