• Aims and Purposes of the FFA

    Aims & Purposes of the FFA Dr. Jim Connors, University of Idaho Most former FFA members can still answer the question posed during opening ceremonies of FFA members: FFA members why are we here?  To practice brotherho...
    Gary E Moore
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  • Welding Project-Need help with plans

    My ag mechanics class suggested they make toolboxes for their welding project. While I'm very excited that they are so motivated to build something they will use, I'm nervous because welding is not my strong area. At ...
    Amanda Hack
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  • Building our Future

    National Teach Ag Day was a wonderful celebration!  Now that the excitement has passed, it's time to remember that recruiting and retaining the next generation professionals in agriculture education is a task that req...
    Parker Bane
    created by Parker Bane

    Lexington, Ky. – The board of directors of the National Association of Agricultural Educators (NAAE) is pleased to announce that Alissa F. Smith of Nicholasville, Ky. has been hired as NAAE Chief Executive Officer (CE...
    Olivia Thomas
    created by Olivia Thomas
  • Tillage Techniques 3D model

    Before I reinvent the wheel, has anyone done a project where they have students create a 3D scale model field that demonstrates different tillage techniques, such as no till, strip till, conventional tillage, etc.   ...
    Rick Bierbrauer
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  • Alternative Energy Project

    A great project that I found online where students work in groups to investigate an alternative source of energy, make inferences, evaluate the energy source, and determine benefits/drawbacks to their energy source. T...
    Miss Gilinsky
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  • Agronomy/Crop Science Help!

    I will be starting a crop science class soon and I am looking for more lessons/labs (trying to make lessons more meaningful to students, then just reading out of the book). This will be my second year teaching this cl...
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  • Distance & Hybrid Learning Resources

    Due to the challenges of teaching during the COVID-19 pandemic, I have added resources to the Future of Agriculture Curriculum for Teaching Sustainability (www.factsnsf.org) to assist teachers as they engage in remote...
    Craig A. Kohn
    created by Craig A. Kohn
  • Monday Morning Monitor-- 9/21/2020

      September 14, 2020Vision The Council creates an intentional direction for the Agricultural Education Model by: Connecting Leaders Fostering Collaboration Driving Action MissionThe Council leads the future of sch...
    Olivia Thomas
    created by Olivia Thomas
  • Washington Beat -- September 2020

    There's not a lot to report from Congress recently directly related to career and technical education. But, here are quick updates on the reauthorization of the National Apprenticeship Act from the House and the propo...
    Jay Jackman
    created by Jay Jackman
  • The Importance of Communicating Empirically Based Science for Society

    The Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST) released a new paper, The Importance of Communicating Empirically Based Science for Society. It will be available for download on Monday, September 21, on the...
    Dan Gogerty
    created by Dan Gogerty
  • A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

    The Farm Security Administration (FSA)! What do you think this USDA agency did? Let me guess. It was a federal police force that patrolled farms to make sure no cattle were being rustled or barns were broken into. Far...
    Gary E Moore
    created by Gary E Moore
  • Monthly Announcements

    On behalf of the Region IV Association and NAAE, I would like to send a HUGE congratulations to David Black Region IV member on his recognition as a National Teach Ag Champion.  Congrats to David Black.   NATIONAL AS...
    Deanna Thies
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  • Teaching Arc weldin

    Hi, I am a first year teacher and am just starting to get kids interested in the shop. However, I am unfamiliar with teaching the beginning of arc welding. How do you start this lesson and are there any lectures/Power...
    Kailee Davis
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  • Virtual FFA Activities

    Hi Everyone,   This year our school is doing the hybrid model. Wednesday is a flex day which offers time for students to be apart of a club virtually. I see this as a great opportunity to do some sort of FFA activiti...
    Matt Agnello
    created by Matt Agnello
  • NAAE Policy and Bylaws Agenda 9_16_20.docx

    Jay Jackman
    created by Jay Jackman
  • New Online Resource from Farm Journal Foundation

        DEAR EDUCATORS,From our Farm Journal Foundation team to your classroom, office, and home, we wish you a blessed fall season. We are pleased to share a new virtual reality resource to our homebound learning ...
    Andrea Fristoe
    created by Andrea Fristoe
  • University of MN Supply Chain Videos

    Recently, in conjunction with AgMRC at Iowa State, the University of Minnesota created three-minute supply chain videos regarding various sectors of the agricultural industry where shortages occurred, e.g. meats, eggs...
    Andrea Fristoe
    created by Andrea Fristoe
  • Finding the Black Pearl

    Pirates, this is our final adventure for the summer! Thanks for sailing with us!      Finding the Black Pearl   So far, you have created goals, learned what it means to be a pirate, and have your crew in place. After...
    Sarah Warren
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  • Navigating the High Seas

    Adventure #9...I can see the treasure chest off on the horizon! We're so close! For completing this assignment, you will earn a Garnet!       Navigating the High Seas “...Because our culture lives by the ...
    Sarah Warren
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