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National Agriculture in the Classroom


Summary 2021 — Missouri

State Contact

Ms. Jennifer Poindexter
Missouri Farm Bureau Federation
P.O. Box 658
Jefferson City, MO 65102
P: 573.893.1414

Innovative Programming Conducted and Educational Resources Developed

  • Updated Missouri Commodity poster- 24"x36"- each of Missouri's 114 counties are highlighted with the the top commodities grown/raised.
  • Road of Missouri Commodities poster- 24"x36" - the road to how commodities are processed to become the products that we know and love are highlighted
  • From the Farm: Virtual Field Trip videos

Major Program Impacts or Outcomes

2021 continued our theme of "pivoting" events, workshops and day to day operations. We have identified ways to enhance the program and have used the time to work on transitioning while also adding new events, programs and resources.

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. She lives on the family farm with her husband, Casey.