Feed the Future Agrilinks Blog Series

U.S-based agriscience educators share ideas and best practices with agriscience educators around the globe through the Ag Educators Corner blog series.

The Ag Educators Corner is a year-long blog series on the Agrilinks blog facilitated by the USAID Innovate project.  Blog entries were crafted by agriscience educators from across the nation and edited by the Global Teach Ag team.  Read each of the blog entries by clicking on the links below.

For Agricultural Educators, From Agricultural Educators

by Melanie Miller Foster and Daniel Foster, Penn State University


When in Doubt, Be Intentional

by Blaze Currie, University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana


Using Authentic Problems in the Classroom to Make Agriculture Come Alive

by Kaylie Ackerley, Spencer-Van Etten High School, Spencer, NY


Agriscience: The World is Our Classroom

by Krista Pontius, Greenwood High School in central Pennsylvania


Using On-Site Agriculture Facilities for Successful Learning Experiences

by Matthew Eddy, Southeast Polk High School, Pleasant Hill, IA


Agricultural Service Learning Connects Students and Communities

by Greg Schneider, Greensburg Community Schools, Greensburg, IN


Preparing for the Future of Agriculture through Career Exploration

by Kevin Cross, Sullivan High School, Sullivan, IN


Happy Campers: Growing Agricultural Leaders in the Community

by Madison Taylor, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities and Dr. Nina Crutchfield, National FFA


The Power of Student Recognition

by Melissa Bonifas, DuPont Agriscience Ambassador and Blue Hill Community Schools in Blue Hill, NE


Work-Based Learning in Agricultural Education as a Career Development Strategy

by Matthew Kreifels is a state director of agricultural education for the Nebraska Department of Education and an associate professor of practice in the department of Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.


Inspire, Explore and Connect Through Agricultural Education

by Melanie Miller Foster and Daniel Foster, Penn State University