National Ag in the Classroom Conference Heads to Midwest

Registration Now Open for In-Person and Virtual

Registration is open for the 2021 National Ag in the Classroom Conference. It will be held from June 28 to July 1 in Des Moines, Iowa, at the Iowa Event Center/Hilton Des Moines Downtown. It will be offered as a hybrid conference, meaning it will be hosted in-person and virtual. The theme is ‘Field of Dreams.’

Registration information can be found at The early rate for in-person registration is $435. The virtual registration rate is $50. Social distancing measures, including mask wearing, will be implemented to keep everyone safe at the conference.

The National Agriculture in the Classroom Conference brings together teachers, volunteers, informal educators and industry experts from across the country to share ideas, network and celebrate agricultural literacy.

The conference moves to a different region every year and is only in the Midwest every four years. This will be the first time that it has been hosted in Iowa.

For more information, please view the video at or contact Wisconsin Ag in the Classroom Coordinator Darlene Arneson at [email protected] or 608.828.5644. The Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation’s Ag in the Classroom program is designed to help K-12 students understand the importance of agriculture. The program is coordinated by the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Foundation in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, with funding from the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Foundation, other agricultural groups and a grant from the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection. Learn more at