Connecting classrooms to Kansas agriculture
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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>
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>
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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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>
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 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.
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
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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