Ag in the Classroom
Agriculture In The Classroom is a nationwide program to help students in grades K-12 gain a broad-based knowledge of the food and fiber system. Agriculture is the number one industry in the state and over 400,000 Kentucky jobs are agriculture-related.
- Regional Teacher Workshops - For over twenty years, Kentucky Farm Bureau has provided educators with a variety of teacher training and professional development opportunities designed to better enable participants to incorporate agriculture into their daily core curriculum. More specifically, teachers learn the value of using agricultural related material to teach Mathematics, Social Studies, English and Science through real life application. For more information regarding these and other available agricultural literacy opportunities, please contact Scott Christmas at Scott.Christmas@kyfb.com or via phone at (502) 495-5000.
- Farm Bureau Volunteers - Assist in planning farm tours and school ag fairs, make classroom presentations and inform you about new ag education programs.
- Lesson Plans - The Kentucky Agriculture and Environment in the Classroom, Inc. works with agricultural, environmental, and educational partners to produce and distribute Kentucky-based and standards-aligned resources and programs that showcase how our Kentucky farmers utilize our natural resources to produce sustainable food and renewable goods. All our lessons and programs can be used as teaching supplements in all subject areas. More information can be found at www.teachkyag.org.
- Excellence in Ag Literacy Award - This award is designed to recognize and reward teachers who excel in their efforts to incorporate agricultural concepts throughout their core academic studies..