• The Wise Owl Club

    We have a guest columnist for this week's Footnote. Dr. Jim Connors at the University of Idaho authored this week's Friday Footnote. Thanks, Jim.  If you want to contact Jim regarding this information he can b...
    Gary E Moore
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  • I Hear the Train a Comin

    I hear the train a comin’; it’s rollin’ ’round the bend. That is how a popular Johnny Cash song starts. Farmers in the early 1900s might have been singing a similar song as they waited for the Agriculture Demonstratio...
    Gary E Moore
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  • The Green Hand

    Many years ago I was observing a student teacher in a rural high school in Indiana. In between classes I was perusing the books in the bookshelf when a book, The Green Hand, caught my attention. I had never seen or he...
    Gary E Moore
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  • What is a Staddle Stone?

    The two photos are of Staddle Stones. In one photo I am carefully examining a Staddle Stone on the grounds of Hartpury University, an agricultural university in England.  The photo was taken earlier this week. So, wha...
    Gary E Moore
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  • The Mystery of the FFA Emblem

    “To Tell The Truth” was a popular television show back in the 1960s. Three people were introduced, all using the same name, and the show host would tell what was noteworthy about the “real” contestant; the...
    Gary E Moore
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  • "New" Veterinary Sciences Curriculum Lesson-Microbiology

    When we began the process of revamping the original veterinary science curriculum we felt there needed to be a microbiology unit. Mattea LeFever, LVT/Teacher did a fantastic job putting together a strong unit. This un...
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  • Does anyone know if the Veterinary Science Workbook has been updated?

    I got word that the workbook was to be revised and updated this year. I was curious if it was released yet...I would like to get a start on planning for this upcoming school year. Thanks!!
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  • Ruminant Digestive Lab Sensory Experience.docx

    Ruminant DIgestion Lab I just got done doing this lab with my students this week and they LOVED it!  Some of them were so grossed out which made it a bit more fun!
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  • National FFA Convention Teacher Workshops

    Y'all! The countdown has officially started for me for National FFA Convention! I am exactly one week (almost to the minute) away from flying into Indy!  Remember to check out the schedule on the FFA app and websi...
    Emily Rudder
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  • Ag Exchange Boxes-2018

    My middle school Agriscience classes are currently learning about VA and US agriculture.  They have expressed interest in participating in the Ag Exchange this year.  We have not participated since I started teaching ...
    Jennifer Bowry
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  • Monday Morning Monitor -- 10/15/2018

      October 15, 2018VisionThe Council creates an intentional direction for the Agricultural Education Model by:Connecting LeadersFostering CollaborationDriving ActionMissionThe Council leads the future of school-based a...
    Andrea Fristoe
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  • New Assessments for Veterinary Science

    Has anyone made any assessments for the new Cornell Veterinary Science Curriculum?  I am currently looking for the anatomy units.  Wanted to check here before I embarked on the huge task of making new tests.
    Lauren Johnson
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  • 2017 National Conduct of Chapter Meetings Finalists Video

    Official recording of the finalists in the National Conduct of Chapter Meetings (CCM) Leadership Development Event:Conduct of Chapter Meeting - 90th National FFA Convention & Expo - YouTube 
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  • It’s National Blue and Gold Rush Time in Indy!!!

    This is a feature from the October 2018 edition of NAAE’s News & Views Newsletter. To read News & Views in its entirety, please visit this link.National FFA Convention: As I look back at some of my most memora...
    Jason Kemp
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  • Continuing a Legacy

    This is a feature from the October 2018 edition of NAAE’s News & Views Newsletter. To read News & Views in its entirety, please visit this link. Looking back on the formative years of our teaching careers, we ...
    Andrea Fristoe
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  • Virtual Farm Tours

    Hello Everyone, Here is a link to access Virtual Farm Tours. The videos are based from Canada information but it is still good information and videos: Virtual Farm Tour I have done the Dairy and Sheep tours. I also cr...
    Sara Colombe
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  • Swine Unit Plans and Materials

    Attached are unit plans and materials for a three week swine unit. I have used this information for a 10-12th grade animal science course. I do think it would be appropriate for 9th graders as well. All notes and info...
    Steve Lammers
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  • Ag Commodity Exchange Boxes

    Hello All, I am from Minnesota and am wondering if any other teachers from other states are interested in commodity exchange boxes. I only have these kids for 1 quarter and with the quarter coming to an end on Novembe...
    Hayley Faber
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  • Meat Cuts - please help provide feedback on most important meat cuts, take this survey and get a $5 Amazon gift card

    I am looking for some feedback on the most important beef cuts and pork cuts that you teach in your classes. If you could take this 5 minute survey to help me understand what you teach most I will send you $5 Amazon g...
    Jamey McIntosh
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  • Monday Morning Monitor -- 10/8/2018

      October 8, 2018VisionThe Council creates an intentional direction for the Agricultural Education Model by:Connecting LeadersFostering CollaborationDriving ActionMissionThe Council leads the future of school-based ag...
    Andrea Fristoe
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