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Finney County teachers learn to bring Farm to Table agriculture to their classrooms

MANHATTAN, Kan. - June 20, 2016 - Thirty-three Finney County teachers recently learned to integrate agriculture into their classroom during the "Connect 2 Ag: Farm to Table" summer institute held June 7-9. The summer institute was hosted by the Kansas Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom (KFAC). The course was designed to provide teachers with a deeper understanding of our state's No. 1 industry and the pathay of food from farm to table. READ MORE> 

Ag Foundation inaugural conference a success; Peterson Farm Brothers and Monte Selby inspire teachers

MANHATTAN, Kan. - June 9, 2016 - State agriculture focused non-profit, the Kansas Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom (KFAC), hosted their inaugural one-day summer conference at the Salina Bicentennial Center on June 2. The 71 attendees were immersed in "Creating the Best Day Ever," the conference focus. The conference provided an education and entertainment-filled day for Kansas teachers. Read More> 

2017 Teacher of the Year applications now being accepted

Are you a K-12 Kansas teacher who loves to use agriculture in your classroom curriculum? Would you like to win a trip to the National Agriculture in the Classroom conference in 2017? Apply for the Janet Sims Memorial Teacher of the Year award. Learn more> 
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2016 Bookmark Art winners announced

The winners of the 2016 Bookmark Art contest, "Pollinators Put Food on the Table," have been chosen! These students will be honored at the Bookmark Art and Teacher of the Year celebration in Topeka on March 8th. Read more>

2016 Teacher of the Year wins National Award

Ray Huff, 2016 Janet Sims Memorial Teacher of the Year, was recently named one of the recipients of the National Agriculture in the Classroom Excellence in Teaching About Agriculture awards. Read more>

2015 Annual Report now available

2015 has been full of great events, people and learning all about agriculture. Take a look at our Annual Report for more information! Thank you to our generous donors for funding all of the projects, trainings and resources that we are able to provide each year to Kansas teachers.

KFAC names Kansas principal 2016 Teacher of the Year

We are excited to announce Ray Huff, principal and teacher at Service Valley Charter Academy in Oswego, Kan., has been selected as the 2016 Janet Sims Memorial Teacher of the Year. Huff will have the opportunity to travel to the 2016 National Agriculture in the Classroom conference in Phoenix, Ariz. His trip is sponsored by High Plains Journal and AG am in Kansas. Read More

Three teachers were honored with the Kansas Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture Excellence in Teaching award. Read More








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June 20-24: National Agriculture in the Classroom conference, Phoenix

June 30: Teacher of the Year applications are due

July 1: South Steps display at the Capitol Building, Topeka

July 4: Independence Day, KFAC office closed

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