A guide to educator resources and programs for integrating agriculture into the classroom, including the following:
Project Food, Land & People Resources for Learning - (grades Pre-K - 12)
The Florida Farm Bureau offers a grants program for teachers who wish to integrate agricultural issues in the classroom. The grants have no subject boundaries but can include environmental education, science, and social studies.
Youth Speech Contest (Ages 14 to 18)
Each year the Florida Farm Bureau Federation sponsors a Youth Speech Contest. The 2005 theme is: How can agriculturalists assure future availability of natural resources? First prize is $500 and second place is $250. Deadline for entries is October 1, 2005.