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National Agriculture in the Classroom


Summary 2019 — Iowa

State Contact

Mr Will Fett
Iowa Agriculture Literacy Foundation
P.O. Box 14458
Des Moines, IA 50306-3458
P: 515.331.4182

Classroom Resources

Publications: Iowa Ag Today: Middle School Food and Nutrition My Family's Egg Farm: My Family's Turkey Farm: Biology of Soils lessons and other lessons, all available on:

Major Program Impacts or Outcomes

95% of county contacts said they would actively promote IALF resources to their schools and contacts. 15,000 seventh grade students received agricultural instruction through the food and nutrition student reader - Ag Today. 1,800 classrooms received copies of the My Family's Egg Farm books and the My Family's Turkey Farm books. Average session duration on was 3.03 minutes. A total of 11.7K unique website users and a total of 46.6K page views. IALF blog received 175.7K views in 2019.


Will Fett is the Executive Director of the Iowa Agriculture Literacy Foundation. He previously worked for the National FFA Foundation in Indianapolis, Ind. and prior to that was an agricultural educator in Montana. He works with a staff of three other full time and two part time employees. He and his staff facilitate the Agriculture in the Classroom program. In this position, he builds partnerships with Iowa agribusiness and individuals to fund the programs and is responsible for the marketing, public relations, and the strategic plan of the organization.