Iowa Agriculture Literacy Foundation - Ag in the Classroom

Iowa Agriculture Literacy Foundation - Ag in the Classroom

IALF serves as the central resource for educators and volunteers who want to teach Iowa's students about agriculture.
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As the county ag literacy coordinator, I’ll often ask students to describe what a farmer looks like. Regardless of the grade, the class or the school, the students describe a farmer always wearing the same three articles of clothing – boots, overalls and a straw hat. Their description doesn’t stray far from what they’ve seen …

Living on the farm, especially during dry weather that often accompanies harvest, we have to be very mindful of fire safety; though fires are a risk year round. Barn fires which result in loss of buildings and livestock can be emotionally and financially devastating to farmers, and each year in Canada alone there are approximately …

In today's world, farming is just the beginning of a wide open industry full of career options. Here are some ag careers outside of farming.

Great careers possible in ag mechanics. Learn more about these careers and about other career areas in agriculture here: http://www.agcareers.com/career-profiles/

Great careers possible in ag mechanics. Learn more about these careers and about other career areas in agriculture here: http://www.agcareers.com/career-profiles/

Ag Facts! MN Ranks 2nd in Hog production and raised 14 million hogs in 2011! Proud to call myself a MN hog farmer

Top agricultural career in #PlantScience. Learn more on AgCareers.com: http://www.agcareers.com/career-profiles/

Top agricultural career in #PlantScience. Learn more on AgCareers.com: http://www.agcareers.com/career-profiles/