Greetings Region II Ag-Ed/FFA Instructors I hope all is well with you and your families. Soon it will be time for our Annual NAAE Conference. I am excited to tell you that as of today we have 78 people Pre-registere... These are the notes I use to accompany the Intro Soils Lesson Plan. NOTE: Because of International travel obligations I have posted several footnotes in advance. This is the Footnote for November 22, 2019. “But what are we doing for the farm girls?” That was the question pos... Note: Because of International travel this posting is early. It is the Friday Footnote for November 15, 2019. W. B. Otwell was not happy! In 1898 he was the secretary for the Macoupin County (Illinois) Farmers’ Ins... This is an exercise to help students learn how to identify trees by using a dichotomous key. I use a local key for my area and go get fresh samples that they go through in groups. It actually worked pretty well this... In the 1962 musical “The Music Man” (which is set in River City, Iowa in 1912) Harold Hill tries to convince the citizens of River City they have trouble. The “trouble” he has identified is the presence of... The 2019 National FFA Parliamentary Procedure Event occurred from October 30th to November 1st at the Hyatt Regency in Indianapolis. The committee delivering the event was: Daniel Foster, Superintendent, Penn State J... I hope everyone had uneventful and successful trips to National FFA Convention. Congrats to Region IV members who received their Honorary American Degree or had students recognized for agriscience fair, proficiencies... Editing with ideas for Authentic Audience.