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Wisconsin Ag in the Classroom is encouraging students in Pre-K through 12th grade to participate in a sticker designing activity to celebrate National Ag Day. National Ag Day will be celebrated nationwide on March 23. Due to anticipated COVID-19 restrictions many celebrations and activities are being planned virtually. The theme for Ag Day 2021 is […]

The Wisconsin Ag in the Classroom Program is accepting applications for matching grants, up to $500, that will be awarded to groups conducting activities that promote agricultural literacy in K-12 schools. Projects that use funds toward an ongoing, sustainable education effort will receive preference over a one-time program. Applicants must have a matching donor for

Wisconsin Farm Bureau’s Ag in the Classroom program has awarded five teacher mini-grants to be used for agricultural literacy lessons and activities. The $100 grants, funded by the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Foundation, provide opportunities for teachers to obtain funding that may not be available through their local school budgets. The following teachers were awarded grants:

Wisconsin Farm Bureau’s Ag in the Classroom program is offering mini-grants of up to $100 to fund projects that promote agricultural literacy. Grants can be used for innovative lessons, activities, resources, presentations, school fairs and other creative ideas. The proposed project must be targeted to grades pre-K through 12 and should enhance student knowledge of

Do you know an educator that does a great job incorporating agriculture into their classroom? If so, encourage him or her to fill out an application for Wisconsin Farm Bureau’s Ag in the Classroom program’s Outstanding Teacher Award. Certified teachers currently integrating agricultural concepts into non-agricultural curricula in the pre-K through high school levels are

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture is offering White-Reinhardt Scholarship opportunities to the 2021 National Ag in the Classroom Conference. These scholarships are available for full-time educators and volunteers who actively participate in classroom ag literacy programs or events. This program is designed to provide financial assistance to cover travel expenses to attend the

Wisconsin Ag in the Classroom is excited to announce that 29 Wisconsin teachers will be receiving MORE for Agriculture grants for “The Hungry Planet” project. Wisconsin has been working in partnership with Illinois Ag in the Classroom and Minnesota Ag in the Classroom programs to make this opportunity available to teachers and students. Grant recipients

Wisconsin Farm Bureau’s Ag in the Classroom program will kick off the 2020-2021 school year with an informational meeting on Saturday, August 22, at the Farm Wisconsin Discovery Center in Manitowoc. The event will last from 10 a.m. – noon, concluding with a lunch for all participants. The program will feature topics including the 2020-21

Lindsay Geiger, a fourth-grade student from Chilton, is the state winner of the Wisconsin Ag in the Classroom Essay Contest. Wisconsin fourth and fifth graders were asked to write a 100-to-300-word essay with the theme, “How has Wisconsin agriculture affected your life today?” Lindsay is the daughter of John and Laura Geiger. Carrie Stammer is

The Wisconsin Ag in the Classroom Program is pleased to announce the three winners of the National Ag Day drawing contest. More than 160 entries were received. One winner was selected in each of the age categories: 6 and younger, 7 to 9 and 10 to12. All participants received an Ag in the Classroom resource