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Wisconsin Ag in the Classroom Program Awards Teacher Mini-Grants

Wisconsin Farm Bureau’s Ag in the Classroom program has awarded 13 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: …

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Ag in the Classroom Program Announces Book of the Year and Essay Contest Topic

Wisconsin Ag in the Classroom is kicking off the 2019-2020 school year by announcing the Book of the Year Right This Very Minute, written by Lisl Detlefson of Wisconsin. Each year, the Ag in the Classroom program holds an essay contest in conjunction with the Book of the Year for fourth- and fifth-grade students throughout …

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Wisconsin Ag in the Classroom Program Unveils New Website

Wisconsin Farm Bureau’s Ag in the Classroom program is pleased to announce the launch of a newly-redesigned website. The updated website was launched in early September and can be viewed at www.wisagclassroom.com. “Our new website is easy to navigate for teachers, volunteers and students,” said Wisconsin Ag in the Classroom Coordinator Darlene Arneson. “We are …

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Teacher Mini-Grants Available for Ag Literacy Projects

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 …

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Ag in the Classroom State Fair Culinary Contest Winners Named

Wisconsin Farm Bureau’s Ag in the Classroom program sponsors an annual culinary contest at the Wisconsin State Fair. Winners from the August 2 contest have been announced. This year’s contest theme was “Sowing Creativity – Feasting on Stuffing Goodness.” Participants had to bring along a label from all Wisconsin products used in the dish. There …

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