• Great Natural Resources and Community Service idea

    Greetings -   photo courtesy of UGA Photographic Services   I ran across this idea from my alma mater, the University of Georgia.  A group of UGA animal advocacy students traveled to Charleston, SC for their sprin...
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  • It's Never Too Late to Participate in FFA Week

    Greetings -   Between lessons, CDE prep, livestock shows, and meetings there isn't a whole lot of time left for planning in each school day or week for that matter.  If you aren't inspired to fill your whole week wit...
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  • Forestry: time lapse prescribed burn video

    Here's a minute long video that shows a time lapse version of a prescribed burn and subsequent plant regeneration of the understory.  Makes a great class opener for silvicultural practices in natural resources and for...
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    created by Brian Tomlinson
  • SAE Grants deadline Nov. 15

    I received a reminder about the SAE Grants on the ffa.org website and I wanted to make sure everyone knows about the upcoming deadline of Nov. 15.  While some the grants do focus on particular ag. areas there are some...
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  • Standards Based Schools

    I am hearing more and more about school systems moving to Standards Based Schools but I am not familiar with the concept.  What do teachers have to do differently in order to comply with the Standards Based Schools fo...
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    created by Brian Tomlinson
  • Free Ag. in the News worksheet

    We found a great article about a University of Georgia professor comparing salmonella in organic chickens versus conventionally grown chickens.  It's just long enough to get your classes started for the day.  Here's t...
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    created by Brian Tomlinson
  • Current Event Worksheet

    I just wanted to let the CoP community know that we are still posting FREE Current Event worksheets as well as some content related worksheets on our www.IDPIX.net website.  We hope that these continue to be a good re...
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  • Impact of Agriculture Worksheets part 2

    Another worksheet is posted and ready for Friday.  This one is another Fact Find for your students to research.  In the coming weeks look for different worksheet formats that involve problem solving and critical think...
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  • Impact of Agriculture Worksheets

    We are excited that so many people enjoyed our 2010 National Convention Scavenger Hunt Worksheet that we are starting a series of free worksheets for teachers to download every Friday.  Each worksheet will cover a cur...
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    created by Brian Tomlinson
  • Article on Colony Collapse Disorder source

    For those of you who do current events with your classes or need a sponge activity to start your day, here's a link to a short article on researchers discovering the possible causes to the Honeybee Colony Collapse Dis...
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  • Meats Judging websites

    I found out about these websites from a university contact today.  Use your favorite search engine and type in bovine myology or porcine myology and click on the links to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln beef and po...
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