Congratulations to Allen County Farm Bureau Association - Kansas and Doniphan County Farm Bureau for receiving each $500 mini-grants through the White-Reinhardt Fund for Education program.
In Allen County, Abby the “fact-filled beef cow” is going on tour. A free-standing beef cow with removable “cuts” which provide nutrition and byproduct information will be constructed. Abby will join other animals that tour schools, farmers’ markets and the public library.
Doniphan County will distribute lesson plans in a bucket to elementary schools throughout the county. The buckets will be used by teachers, FFA chapters and other agriculture ambassadors to teach about milk production.
Grants were awarded to: Allen County Farm Bureau, Kansas; Benzie-Manistee County Farm Bureau, Michigan; Carroll County Farm Bureau, Virginia; Chatham County Farm Bureau, Georgia; Claiborne Parish Farm Bureau, Louisiana; Delaware Farm Bureau; Doniphan County Farm Bureau, Kansas; Gratiot County Farm Bureau, Michigan; Mercer County Farm Bureau, Pennsylvania; and Plymouth County Farm Bureau, Iowa.
Read the AFBF news release for information about the grant winners.