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Want to learn how we're using agriculture knowledge for a better tomorrow?

Come with us as we spark interest in agriculture and farming through teaching. As the next generation continues to be further removed from the farm, the Minnesota Agriculture in the Classroom, Inc. Foundation stays true to its mission of increasing agricultural literacy throughout K-12 students and educators.

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Dive into the interesting articles and impact stories, you'll find exciting videos and amazing stories to help understand Agricultural Literacy better. Each content piece is carefully picked to give you a peek into the world of farming and the agriculture industry. We hope you'll not just read, but also interact with these resources. Ask questions, start talks, advocate and learn more. Always remember, every video you watch, every story you read, helps you appreciate and understand the key role agriculture plays in our day-to-day lives.

See how the resources, made possible by investors like you, provide classrooms throughout Minnesota and beyond help increase agricultural literacy in a fun and engaging way!

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Join us in fostering the growth of agricultural literacy and together, let's harvest a future abundant in agricultural literacy!

Farm Camp

Success Story of Farm Camp Minnesota

Your dollars are being put hard to work with another of our cornerstone programs, Farm Camp Minnesota….

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3rd Quarter Update: Your Support Increases Our Impact

Summer is a very busy time for the Minnesota Agriculture in the Classroom team, just as busy…

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Lakeland PBS Ag Career Videos

Minnesota Agriculture in the Classroom (MAITC) engages with those in agriculture careers across the state. Last fall,…

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Success Story of Virtual Field Trips

Minnesota Agriculture in the Classroom provides students and educators with a variety of experiences to increase agricultural…

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Investor Spotlight: AgCountry

Our investors make it possible for Minnesota Agriculture in the Classroom to make the impact that it…

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Success Story of After School Professional Development Webinars

At Minnesota Agriculture in the Classroom, we pride ourselves in providing educators and students a variety of…

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Investor Spotlight: Midwest Dairy

Our investors make it possible for Minnesota Agriculture in the Classroom to make the impact that it…

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Investor Spotlight: Rosen Family Foundation

Our investors make it possible for Minnesota Agriculture in the Classroom to make the impact that it…

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Success Story of AgMags

Over 80,198 AgMags were distributed in the last school year, providing educators with valuable, grade-specific resources for…

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2nd Quarter Update: Sharing the Impact

January 2024 was very exciting! There are so many mile markers the Minnesota Agriculture in the Classroom…

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Bluff Creek Elementary STEM Festival

Minnesota Agriculture in the Classroom (MAITC)’s Resource Specialists are educators, administrators and ag advocates’ personal guide to…

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Prairie Grains Conference

Prairie Grains Conference was held on December 13 and 14, 2023 in Grand Forks, North Dakota. It…

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In the News

Businesses and organizations have linked arms with us to help grow the message of Minnesota Agriculture in the Classroom. Here are some articles from media outlets and our industry partners sharing our story.

Minnesota Ag in the Classroom offering summer teacher experiences

ST. PAUL — Minnesota educators looking for summer professional development opportunities are encouraged to register for Minnesota Ag in the Classroom’s Summer Teacher Tours. The tours, taking place this June and July, will [...]

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AgMag – Bringing Agriculture into Your Classroom and Home

PRESTON and CALEDONIA, Minn. — Are you an elementary school teacher, a homeschooling parent, or guardian of a K-6 child? Want to help students learn about where their food comes from in a fun and easy way? [...]

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AgMag – Bringing Agriculture into Your Classroom and Home

Lacrosse Tribune – Are you an elementary school teacher, a homeschooling parent or guardian of a K-6 child? Want to help students learn about where their food comes from in a fun and easy way? [...]

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East Grand Forks students engage in ag in their hometown

EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. — East Grand Forks Senior High freshmen students didn’t have to leave their backyard to explore the myriad career opportunities in agriculture. [...]

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MN Ag in the Classroom teaches story of farming

MANKATO, Minn. – What does a cheeseburger, a pizza, jeans, wool socks and toilet paper have in common? Their raw products were grown on a farm. [...]

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Elementary teachers awarded grant to support classroom ag literacy

EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. — Tiffany Kortbein, a teacher at Greenvale Park Elementary School, and Rich Guggisberg, a third-grade teacher at Spring Creek Elementary, are among the 13 Minnesota educators whose projects received funding from the Minnesota Agriculture in the Classroom, MAITC.[...]

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Join us in harnessing agricultural knowledge for a brighter tomorrow.

Together, let's cultivate an agriculturally literate society and empower future generations with a deeper understanding and appreciation of the vital role agriculture plays in our daily lives.

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