Kansas Corn Stem

Kansas Corn STEM provides continuous learning resources

· April 1, 2020

Kansas Corn STEM’s continuous learning resources provide at-home learning resources to be used by teachers and students while schools are closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. These free resources can be found in the lesson library and can be used online or printed for use in packets for off-line learning. The Kansas Corn STEM continuous […]

On the Farm

2020 On the Farm educational STEM event announced

· January 23, 2020

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture, a contractor to the Beef Checkoff, has announced an On The Farm STEM professional development event for educators in 2020. The event is designed for those who work in STEM and have a limited background in agriculture. Applications are now open on their website.  “Those who want an […]

Farm Bureau awards Purple Plow winner, launches fall contest

· August 24, 2018

The winning team has been selected for the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture’s summer Purple Plow Farm to Food Truck Challenge. Curry Express and teacher Priya Muthukumaravelu (home school, Port Orange, Florida) were selected as the winner in this national competition Purple Plow is a free STEM-education platform for middle-school and high-school educators. Students […]

Survey shows only 22% of high schools teaching ag science

· March 20, 2018

A new study has found that more than 80 percent of high school science teachers surveyed think agricultural science is important, but only 22 percent say it makes up at least some of their lesson plans. Sponsored by Bayer in collaboration with National 4-H Council, the survey found that fewer than half of the teachers […]

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