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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

Pre and Post programming evaluations were implemented in several areas of the state in 2020. This enables us to measure the effectiveness of each program. Each Farm Bureau office was provided an Ag Literacy "Kit" which included Ag Mags, lesson plans, popular ag books, and educator guides. Monthly field trips and AgDays were implemented across the state, some moving to a virtual platform as needed.

Major Program Impacts or Outcomes

N/A

Program Leader Biosketch

Kelsey Turner is a Leadership Development Program Specialist at Ohio Farm Bureau. She earned her undergraduate degree from Ohio State University in Agribusiness and Applied Economics and earned her Masters in Business Administration from Ashland University, where she specialized in entrepreneurship and organizational design. Turner has served as the AITC Ohio contact for two years. She is passionate about engaging students in ag literacy programming to foster a strong, positive relationship to agriculture.