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Dairy grants send 70 students to the farm

· August 3, 2022

A group of 70 elementary and middle school teachers from Pennsylvania and beyond provided students with hands-on learning experiences at local dairy farms this spring. The teachers, who are enrolled in the Dairy Excellence Foundation’s Discover Dairy program, received dairy farm field trip grants through the Dairy Excellence Foundation, Pennsylvania Dairymen’s Association, and Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin.

National FFA charter update: Ag education is relevant today

· April 26, 2018

A new bill amending the National FFA charter hopes to keep FFA and agricultural education front and center in the nation’s education system. The bill was introduced in the House Tuesday by Representatives Glenn Thompson (R-Penn.), and Representative Jim Langevin (D-R.I.). Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.), Donnelly (D-Ind.), James Lankford (R-Okla.), and Doug Jones (D-Ala.) introduced […]

Illinois farm family donates $18M to Lincoln Land College

· March 26, 2018

The Lincoln Land Community College’s agriculture program is getting an $18 million boost thanks to a late farm couple’s charitable trust. “On behalf of current and future LLCC agriculture students, it gives me great pleasure to announce that the LLCC Foundation will be the recipient of annual earnings from the Kreher Farm Perpetual Charitable Trust, […]

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