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Agriculture in the Classroom

The Arkansas Corn and Grain Sorghum Board sponsors a number of Ag-in-the-Classroom programs. Through a grant the Board has made the Corn Ag Readers and Poultry Ag Readers available to Arkansas classrooms free of charge. Additionally, a limited number of the Good Things from Arkansas and Growing Smarter are available.

For more information about this program contact your county Farm Bureau.

Visit National Agriculture in the Classroom to view more.

Arkansas magazine for kids with facts about corn
Poultry Ag Reader

Mobile Ag Experience Program

The Arkansas Mobile Ag Experience program is a fun, interactive, educational experience for your students. An educational specialist from the Ag in the Classroom program will bring the Mobile Ag Experience to your school and engage your students with a presentation that involves interactive displays and cotton ginning and rice milling demonstrations.

For more information or to schedule a program, contact Matt Jackson.
Phone: 501-228-1237

Recommended Book List

Looking for accurate books about agriculture? Here is a list of books that offer more accurate information about agriculture. Each listing provides the book title, author, ISBN, age levels best served by the book and a description.

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AITC Garden Mini-Grant

The Outdoor Classroom Garden Mini-Grant Program is designed to show that agriculture is an integral part of our everyday environment. Applications are evaluated for proper criteria and study objectives before grants are awarded.  Money will be awarded by the county Farm Bureau leadership. Recognition may be given on both the state and local level. There is no application deadline.

Any questions regarding the Outdoor Classroom Garden Mini-Grant Program should be directed to the following contact at Arkansas Farm Bureau:

Andy Guffey
Director of Education and Outreach