Stories related to KFB's Education efforts
The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture has awarded 10 $500 mini-grants to communities across the nation through the White-Reinhardt Fund for Education program. The grants are allocated through county and state Farm Bureaus and are used to create new agricultural literacy projects or expand existing agricultural literacy efforts.
Five Farm Bureaus (two of whom are in Kansas!) were selected from a competitive pool of applicants to each receive a $500 grant from the American Farm Bureau Women’s Leadership Program to help fund “Our Food Link” projects.
The first-ever Kansas FFA Discussion Meet hosted by Kansas Farm Bureau (KFB) concluded during the Kansas FFA State Convention in Manhattan with five FFA members receiving awards.
Applications for the 2018 Janet Sims Memorial Teacher of the Year and KFB Foundation for Agriculture Excellence in Teaching awards are now available. All Kansas K-12 educators are eligible to apply. The deadline for submission is June 30, 2017. Winners will be announced late September.
The applications for the 2017 Fall White-Reinhardt mini-grants are due Monday, April 15. These $500 grants are offered to state and county Farm Bureaus for ag literacy projects for grades K-12.
Registration for the tenth annual Be Ag-Wise workshop, Misconceptions of Agriculture, is now open. Workshops will be held in Wichita on Feb 25, Garden City on March 9, Colby on March 14 and Bonner Springs on March 25th. All workshops run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Kansas Farm Bureau and Kansas Family, Career and Community Leaders of America are teaming up to make grants available for projects in communities across Kansas.
The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture has announced three On the Farm STEM professional development events for 2017. The events are designed for those who train or coach STEM teachers.
Kansas Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture and Kansas Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom (KFAC) are announcing the 2017 Excellence in Teaching regional award winners.
Back to school is an exciting time: New backpack, new shoes, new pencils! But back to school also brings a new chance to connect students to where their food comes from. The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture wants to be the easy button for educators and volunteers when it comes to ag education resources.