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2016 Teacher of the Year applications now available

Applications are due June 19, 2015.
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Virtual Dairy Tour available for classrooms everywhere

During state Ag Month, several agriculture groups across the state put together a virtual dairy tour for four 5th grade classes from Williamsburg, Leon and Norton. Students "travelled" virtually to Steve Strickler's dairy farm in Iola, Kan. to learn the ins and outs of a dairy farm. Be sure to check out the dairy lesson plans to accompany this tour!

Bookmark Art Celebration video

Learn the inspiration behind the winner's bookmarks, what agriculture means to them and why it's important.

 

Cotton's Incredible Journey lesson plan posted

A brand new comprehensive cotton lesson plan is now available as a pdf. Teach your students how cotton is grown and ultimately becomes the clothes they wear everyday! Click to go to lesson>>

3 New Dairy Lesson Plans available

With help from Wisconsin and California Ag in the Classroom programs, as well as the Midwest Dairy Association, we are excited to offer 3 new Dairy lesson plans. Great for grades 3-5, these lessons provide information on milk's journey from the farm to the glass, as well as how to make several dairy products including butter and ice cream! Go to lessons>>

New! Water Edition of Kids Connection magazine available!

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Manhattan Summer Institute Registration Open

June 9-11 at the Kansas Wheat Innovation Center in Manhattan. Registration is $65. Optional graduate credits are at the attendee's own expense through Kansas State University. Registration links below:

 

 

 

A+STEM Teacher Workshop Opportunities

KFAC is excited to offer Agriculture + Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (A+STEM) half-day, customizable teacher workshops. Learn how to use agriculture as a teaching tool for STEM curriculum and get your students excited about education with project-based learning! For more information or to schedule an A+STEM workshop for your school district, email us at ksfac@ksu.edu or call (785) 320-4350.

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Important Dates:

May 26: Deadline to register for Manhattan Summer Institute

June 2-4: Colby Summer Institute

June 9-11: Manhattan Summer Institute

June 15-19: National Ag in the Classroom Conference, Louisville, KY

June 19: TOY Applications due

June 23-25: Garden City Summer Institute

 

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Teacher Feature

This month's teacher feature is Audra McCurdy, an agriculture enrichment instructor at Williamsburg Elementary in Williamsburg, Kan. READ MOREĀ»

Lesson Plan of the Month:

Prairie Food Chains and Webs & The Prairie Is.. Spring is in the air in Kansas! Our prairie lesson plans are the perfect fit to teach your students about the importance of the Kansas prairie. More Detail>>

Ag Advocate Update

As of April 30, 2015, this is a list of the Ag Advocate Donors. We greatly appreciate your support of KFAC and agricultural education in Kansas. If you're interested in becoming a donor, please download Ag Advocate Donor form.

Annual Report 2014

Take a look at our 2014 Annual Report to learn about KFAC and our wonderful 2014 year!
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