There is warmth in the air, we have seeds germinating in the classroom and hatching applications have been submitted; must mean spring is almost here! March is by far my favorite month of the year... we begin with my birthday (March 9th) continue with the first day of spring (March 19th) and conclude with National Ag Week (March 22nd-28th). For those of you who didn't know, I am a twin. This year is a pretty big birthday for us, the big 25! Some people might think it is a bummer to share a birthday with a sibling but I think it is a blast. It is so fun to celebrate with someone that is equally excited as you. I like to say that our birthday is not so much a day but a week. Anyone else love t

Agriculture Pringle Challenge

I had so much fun planning this Agriculture Pringle Challenge and I think the students had even more fun competing in it! On Wednesday, February 5th I presented to a 3rd and 4th grade classroom at Summit School! The purpose of our lesson was to learn about different modes of agriculture transportation and packaging. Agricultural commodities are transported in a variety of different ways. Transportation is the movement of people or goods from one place to another and in this lesson, students will explore how our food gets from the farm to the grocery store. Agricultural commodities can be transported by land, sea and air. Farmers, transporters and agribusiness personnel must consider packagin

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