• Late Work Policy

    Hi All - This seems like such a no brainer, but after 14 years, I am sick of my late work policy and looking for new ideas on how to do this. What do you do for late work in your classroom? Points? No Points? How long...
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  • FFA Member Post-Graduation Eligibility at County Fairs

    Greetings - Our fair is going to do a review of our rules for showing and selling. One of the questions that has come up is how long we should allow FFA members to return to the fair and participate in shows and the l...
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  • Beef Breed Association Links

    Certified Angus Beef - Angus beef at its best   American Angus Association - Angus Education Center   Hereford Education Center   Producer Education - Beef USA
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  • Beef

    http://www.beef.org/Here are some websites about Beef   Beef.org   Beef Quality Assurance   Beef Nutrition.org   29 Lean Cuts of Beef   Beef...It's What's For Dinner Montana Beef Council   Pennsylvania Beef C...
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  • Corn

    National Corn Growers Association http://www.ncga.com/home   The Great Corn Adventure.  http://urbanext.illinois.edu/corn/guide.html   Camp Silos. http://www.campsilos.org/mod3/students/index.shtml     Here are som...
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  • Discussion Questions: Agenda Item 3...How to be a Meeting Superhero...in 10 Minutes or Less

    This was an interesting chapter for me as it was really getting into the meat of how to make some changes in meetings that we are responsible for. So here are my discussion prompts.   1. Petz says, "Yet there's a sim...
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  • Questions for Chapter One - Boring Meetings Suck...so Why Do We Have 'Em?

    Hi, I am not sure how we are going to want to format our questions in the long run, so I will do this and then we can decide if we want to make changes after we try this format. I guess just respond to my post and let...
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  • Introductions

    I am Annette Weeks. I teach in Battle Ground, WA. It is just about 45 minutes north of Portland, OR.   I am joining the book club because I love to read and I love to expand what I am reading. I don't have time to jo...
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  • Boring Meetings Suck

    Okay - I have a kindle, so I downloaded the sample of Boring Meetings Suck. I read it tonight and it is very good so far. It is also amusing.   Are we going to do this? When do we want to start? Should we set a date ...
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  • Where Is Your Thanksgiving Dinner Grown?

    Check out this poster from the Tennessee Farm Bureau - it as some great information!   http://www.tnfarmbureau.org/sites/default/files/tmp/trkyday.pdf
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  • The First Thanksgiving Menu

    What Was on the Menu at the First Thanksgiving? | History & Archaeology | Smithsonian Magazine
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  • Wool

    Here are some sites to give you information on wool.   This is from the American Sheep Industry Educational Materials Available from Pendleton Woolen Mills   Wool Spinning Kit for the Classroom   Wool Refill Kit ...
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  • Spam

    Now, here's a fun one! If you are ever traveling through Austin, MN, stop and visit the Spam Museum - it is the most awesome FREE thing you will ever stumble upon. It takes at least an hour to go through the whole mus...
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  • Cotton

    Cotton has some interesting sites that you can visit for information:   Cotton Counts - comes from the National Cotton Council with many different documents you can take a look at.   American Cotton Museum   Cot...
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  • The Appaloosa Horse Club

    Tonight I am going to add the link to The Appaloosa Horse Club. There are some very nice materials for those of you looking for horse information under the Promtional Literature tab.   http://www.appaloosa.com/
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  • National Ag Statistics Service

    This link takes you to the part of the NASS where there are lesson plans for using the NASS and helping students understand the Ag Census. There is also a link to FFA Learn: 2007 Census of Agriculture Lesson Plans, on...
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  • National Popcorn Board

    The school year is coming to an end and I thought I would begin looking for commodity websites with teaching resources. The first one is the popcorn board. Enjoy!   Annette   http://www.popcorn.org/
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  • Book Study Question Follow-Up

    Several weeks ago there was a great discussion thread about items that teachers use for leadership curriculum. One of the topics that came out of that discussion was the use of book studies. I would like to use Who Mo...
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  • Herdsmanship Score Sheet

    Hi - We are working on making some changes to our herdsmanship at fair. Do any of you have score sheets you use for herdsmanship at your fairs that you would be willing to share?   Thanks!
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  • Officer Interviews

    We conducted officer interviews after school today. It is always an exciting time to meet the students who will be my officers for the upcoming year. There are times, however when I have to wonder about how the next y...
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