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Non-traditional ag teachers filling gap in Illinois classrooms

More students than ever are enrolled in Illinois FFA, and their teachers are coming from some unlikely sources. Jennifer Waters, state coordinator at Illinois Facilitating Coordination In Agricultural Education, says the state produces around thirty new ag teachers per year in its universities, but... Read More.

FARM science van takes ag education into classrooms

A smaller addition to the Michigan Ag in the Classroom mobile fleet is helping teach more students about agriculture. Manager Michelle Blodgett tells Brownfield a new FARM science van expands agricultural education to places where their 40-foot mobile classroom trailers are difficult to take. “It’s... Read More.