Educator K-12

Resources for educators.

Women are generating a cultural tide in American agriculture that is moving management, assets and opportunities to a new wave of beginning farmers and ranchers across the country. The 985,192 female operators reported in the 2007 USDA Census of Agriculture make up 30% of all farm operators.

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This is a presentation on the marketing of small scale aquaculture products in Kentucky.  

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This demonstration video will get you started building your own low-cost hoop house and is a great accompaniment to hand-on workshops.  A companion booklet is soon to be released.

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This is a recording of the Novemner 15, 2012 Webinar on outcomes reporting presented by Alexandra Wilson - NIFA, Stephanie Ritchie - NAL & Start2Farm, and grantee Beth Holtzman - UVM Extension.

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"This program increases food security by creating and centralizing resources for young, limited-resource, and beginning farmers in the mid-Piedmont region of North Carolina.

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"The Fort Peck Community College BFRDP will provide financial, credit and marketing training for Socially-Disadvantaged, Limited-Resource, and Beginning Farmers and Ranchers in Montana.

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"Our objective is to create and disseminate training and decision aids targeted to high school/college students who plan to enter farming and ranching.

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The FARMS Leadership Program introduces high school students to the importance of environmentally-sound farming practices that preserve land and its resources for future generations.

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This package includes our 8-page Guide to Starting Kids on the Land and six separate how-to manuals for conducting a Kids on the Land programs. These six manuals are designed by grade-level. The first begins with Kindergarten and they progress sequentially to Grade 5.

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We engage, educate and inspire students in grades K-6 to learn different aspects of life on the land and how that land in turn sustains life. These place-based field-days take place on collaborating farms and ranches to support the agricultural education of youth in rural communities.

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