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    2017 Ag Lit Day Registration and Teacher Resources

    May 2, 2017 is the kick off day for this year’s Agriculture Literacy Day. This annual reading event is a chance for farmers, ranchers, University of Florida IFAS extension and 4-H agents and master gardeners, FFA teachers and students and agriculture industry representatives to go into

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    2017 Volunteer Grants Now Available – Due March 17

    Organizations seeking funding for projects that educate students about the source of their food, fiber, forest, flowers and fuel are in luck. Florida Agriculture in the Classroom is offering 2017 Volunteer Grants to pay for agriculture-related projects that reach students in pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade. Farm

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    Congratulations to the Excellence in Teaching About Agriculture Winners!

    A high school chemistry teacher who uses citrus quality testing in the classroom and an elementary teacher who uses QR codes in the school garden have won Florida Agriculture in the Classroom’s (FAITC) Excellence in Teaching about Agriculture Award for 2017. Chemistry and agriculture biotechnology

  • Sowing Seeds of Knowledge Teacher Workshop and Farm Tour – Feb. 23

    Formal and informal educators are invited to attend Florida Agriculture in the Classroom’s (FAITC’s) second workshop and farm tour of the 2016-17 school year. We are partnering with Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) and Nutrients for Life Foundation for this workshop. ”Sowing

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    Teacher Award Winners Honored in Arizona

    Ronda Curtis, a special education teacher from the Panhandle, Scott Savett, a middle school STEAM instructor from South Florida, Jill Sullivan, a middle school agri-science teacher from Northeast Florida and Cindy Nowicki, a high school horticulture teacher from South Florida won Florida Agriculture in the Classroom’s

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    Commissioner, Cabinet Celebrate Ag Lit Day

    Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam recognized Florida Agriculture Literacy Day at the Cabinet meeting in Tallahassee Tuesday April 26, which was the day of the elementary school reading event. The Commissioner was joined at the Cabinet meeting by home school students from the Tallahassee area.

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