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May 22, 2020

Hello friends! I hope this blog post finds you well and healthy! We are wrapping up our last week of virtual learning. For the last nine weeks we introduced a new theme on our Linn County Facebook page. Each unit included a read-aloud book, activity sheets (downloads a...

May 20, 2020

Welcome Paige McGovern, our newest teammate! Paige will begin her internship with the Linn County Farm Bureau Education Outreach Program in early August!

The Education Outreach Intern will gain agriculture education experience by preparing lesson materials, managing dig...

May 13, 2020

This year our theme is cultivating ag literacy!

Our first year we planted ag knowledge, last year we ignited ag interest and this year we are creating a long-lasting foundation by cultivating ag literacy!  

We are wrapping up the year differently than in the past, but I...

April 20, 2020

**UPDATE (5/15): Current guidelines from the governor limit gatherings of 10 or more people and recommend social distancing. Because of this, we will be transitioning workshop to a virtual platform. Topics will remain the same and credit is available! 

“Dairy and Pork a...

March 31, 2020

This week during our virtual ag classroom we will be focusing on transportation in agriculture. The definition of transportation is the movement of people or goods from one place to another. 

To begin ask yourself the following questions; How does food get to the g...

March 23, 2020

Welcome to our first week of virtual learning! We are in a difficult but temporary season and for the foreseeable future we will be learning online. While this can seem daunting, we hope these resources will be easy to use and educational!

Each week we will introduce a...

March 10, 2020

National Ag Week is celebrated March 23rd-March 28th. Why celebrate ag week? Iowa is a leading producer of agriculture products and roughly only 2% of Iowans live on a farm. Our students are becoming generationally removed from the farm and yet we all interact with agr...

February 27, 2020

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...

February 6, 2020

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 mo...

January 31, 2020

Have you read our latest Flat Aggie series? Flat Aggie Adventures is a six month newsletter series geared towards a 3rd-5th grade reading level. Newsletter content meets both literacy and science Iowa Core Standards. Flat Aggie visits the different stages in the life-c...

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