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2014-06-10 12:24:13

INDIANAPOLIS, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Last summer, Paul Thieme learned about the power of one. A week of hard work at the National FFA Organization's Washington Leadership Conference helped him focus on who he is, what he's good at and how he could help others. He researched causes that might possibly need his skills, talents and passion. He discovered Kager, Kenya, where safe water is miles away from the village of 3,000. Securing even a questionable state of safe water is...

2014-04-22 23:07:33

Second Year of Grants Allows Educators to Reach Even More Students JOHNSTON, Iowa (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 DuPont Pioneer (DuPont) and the National Association of Agricultural Educators (NAAE) announced today that for the second year in a row, DuPont will award $300,000 in grants to agriscience educators to fund training and classroom resources that will help them implement advanced agriculture curriculum. Grant recipients are teachers who are implementing Curriculum for Agricultural...

2014-04-04 12:20:48

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Ram to donate $20 for each test drive to National FFA Organization (FFA) in support of local chapter leadership programs -- More than 100 dealers nationwide partner with local FFA chapters as part of Ram brand's ongoing support of American farming industry -- Visit www.RamTrucks.com/NextCrop to find a participating dealer The Ram Truck brand extends its support of America's farming industry with "The Next...

2014-03-25 23:26:32

Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. supports agricultural education and agricultural literacy on National Ag Day by awarding twelve one-year leases on a 2014 Toyota Tundra to teachers and postsecondary education programs throughout the U.S. Torrance, CA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. has awarded twelve one-year leases on a 2014 Toyota Tundra to teachers and postsecondary education programs throughout the U.S. as a sponsor of the 2013 Outstanding Postsecondary/Adult...

2014-03-24 23:24:17

Oregon Teacher Combines Science and Agriculture to Inspire Students Wilmington, Del. (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 Wes Crawford, agriscience teacher, Sutherlin High School, Sutherlin, Ore., has been selected to receive the George Washington Carver AgriSCIENCE Teacher’s Award in recognition of his teaching excellence. The award recognizes the member of the DuPont National AgriScience Teacher Ambassador Academy (NATAA) who demonstrates and advocates inquiry-based science teaching and inspires...

2014-01-07 23:01:54

37 states passed or introduced bills during 2012-2013 according to an updated National Farm to School Network report released today. Washington, D.C.; South Royalton, VT (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 Twenty states passed farm to school-related legislation in 2012 and 2013, and 17 other states introduced legislation, reports an updated National Farm to School Network (NFSN) survey released today. Prepared by legal researchers at Vermont Law School’s Center for Agriculture and Food Systems...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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