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National Agriculture in the Classroom


Summary 2022 — Missouri

State Contact

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

Innovative Programming

Missouri Ag in the Classroom hosted our Annual Ag in the Classroom Conference in June of 2022. Teachers from across the state was able to hear from a variety of presenters and take lessons straight to their classrooms.

Major Program Impacts or Outcomes

  • 25% increase in Mini grant applications
  • 20% increase in participation at State level AITC conference
  • 30% increase in use of resources directly ordered through Missouri Farm Bureau

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 Bachelor's degree in Agricultural Education from Missouri State University and a Master's 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.