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The 2018 school-year theme is "Water Flows: Kansas Grows," highlighting the importance of water in Kansas agriculture and our daily lives. The bookmark art contest will also follow this theme. The deadline for submission is Feb. 2, 2018. Updated water lesson plans are in the final stages and will be available to assist teachers as you introduce this them to your students by Sept. 1st!
The CHS Classroom Grant Program is designed to fund projects that will education K-12 students about the importance of agriculture and allow teachers to use agricultural concepts to teach core subject areas. Those who receive one of the 15 grants will be required to use at least two lesson plans from the National Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix OR two from Kansas Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom. Deadline to apply is Sept. 15, 2017. MORE DETAILS>>
KFAC's newest farm animal magazines are now online! Check out the Birds of a Feather, Sheep and Goats editions now! These are available for online viewing and to download for printing.
2016 has been full of great events including a brand new one-day summer conference, engaging with new 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.
Aug. 21: K-State fall semester begins
Sept. 1: "Water Flows: Kansas Grows" school year theme resources available
Sept. 8-17: Kansas State Fair, Hutchinson
Sept. 15: Deadline to submit application for CHS Classroom Grants
Oct. 19: KFAC Board of Directors Meeting, Manhattan
Nov. 16: KFAC Annual Meeting, Manhattan (tentative)
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This month's teacher feature comes to us from West Franklin Elementary School in Williamsburg, Kan. Elise Woodbury is a first grade teacher with deep roots in agriculture and is passionate about helping her students appreciate their food source.
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Thank you to our generous donors for joining the mission of KFAC and supporting us financially. A complete list of 2016 donors is available here. 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.
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