Raise your hand if you are ready to be a published author!📗
Imagine this…Story Writing Contest is OPEN and accepting ONLINE submissions.
All students in grades 3-8 are encouraged to write a story (fiction or nonfiction) incorporating CA agriculture and apply.
⏰Deadline is November 1⏰
Get information & submit stories
Friday fun at the Yuba-Sutter Farm Day!
Where does this watch come from?
Hint: Everything originates from a farm or a natural resource!
See how much fun these students had while determining where the products we rely on every day come from. Download the Source Search activity
The team of Jennifer Kinloch, Stephen Kinloch and Leslie Ashby have been developing their outdoor Eco-Lab for eight years! Read their inspiring story
FOUR days left to apply for the Literacy for Life Grant! 🪴🔬🐓
Start a new project or expand an existing one that promotes agricultural literacy in your classroom! Not sure what to do for your project? Explore a list of project ideas and
apply by clicking the link https://learnaboutag.org/grants/life/
Our Imagine this…Story Writing Contest is now accepting submissions online! Submission Deadline: November 1, 2022.
Here are three ways to get students Grades 3-8 excited to submit a story:
Watch this NEW! (less than 2-minute) video on the magic of becoming a published author.
2. Winning Students Receive:
Opportunity to be a published author!
Their name in lights on the State Assembly floor and a tour of the capitol!
All-expense paid trip to the state capitol for the
Imagine this… Ceremony. Parents and teacher included!
3. Need ideas? See past winning stories
HERE! and general contest information and resources HERE!
Submit your own story by November 1, 2022.
Simply click to submit!
Did you know, one of Ronald Reagan’s favorite physical activities was working on his family’s 688 acre ranch near Santa Barbara?
Register today for the Pre-Conference tour at the CA Ag in the Classroom Conference!
There are only 15 spots left!
Join us to find out more fun facts about Ronald Reagan including how agriculture shaped part of his life!
here to register!
While every day is #LearnAboutAg day around here, we are all in on #National Teach Ag Day!
What to make agriculture come alive in your classroom? Start with the below resources, some longtime favorites and some exciting new ones too!
Longtime Favorite Resources:
Agriculture Fact and Activity Sheets
California Grows Map Popular!
What’s Growin’ On? Newspaper
California Lesson Plans about Agriculture
Farm to You Posters Popular!
Beef Boosts Poster
We are packed and ready to head to Ventura next week for our upcoming CA Ag in the Classroom Conference!
Have you registered? It’s not too late!
here for more information and to register!
Processing tomatoes harvest is in full swing in the Sacramento Valley!
California leads the nation in processing tomato production. These tomatoes have a thicker skin and firmer consistency than fresh market tomatoes.
Find out more with our
Processing Tomatoes Fact and Activity Sheet.
🥑Avocado toast lovers rejoice.!
Nearly 263 million pounds of California avocados were shipped through August 2022. Read more about how the season is wrapping up
here and download our Avocado Fact and Activity Sheet to learn more about this golden state grown fruit. Yes, avocados are a fruit!