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National Agriculture in the Classroom

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Summary 2020 —

State Contact

VACANT

Innovative Programming Conducted and Educational Resources Developed

We conducted virtual volunteer workshops and developed the following resources:

  • Floral Design Poster 24"x36"
  • Shop Safety Poster 24"x36"
  • Farm Safety Brochures https://mofb.org/MOFB/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/SafetyBooklet_pages.pdf
  • 'From the Farm' Field Trip Video Series
    • https://mofb.org/education/
    • https://www.youtube.com/user/MissouriFarmBureau

Major Program Impacts or Outcomes

Target audience has shifted from in seat learning to virtual. They are now able to receive information from a multitude of sources.

Teachers responses for receiving additional intra-curricular resources has increased in some aspects and decreased in others.

Program Leader Biosketch

Jennifer Poindexter joined Missouri Farm Bureau as the Director of Promotion and Education Programs and State Contact for AITC programs in December of 2019. She has a Bachelors degree in Agricultural Education from Missouri State University and a Masters degree in Educational Leadership from Northwest Missouri State University. Prior to joining Missouri Farm Bureau, Jennifer taught agriculture to middle school and high school students and served as an FFA advisor.