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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...

2013-11-27 12:24:43

New youth trustees add fresh perspective CHEVY CHASE, Md., Nov. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National 4-H Council is pleased to announce the addition of several leading industry executives in education, agribusiness, food security and healthy living, and two 4-H alumni to the organization's Board of Trustees. During its most recent meeting on Thursday, November 14 when new members were confirmed, National 4-H Council's Board of Trustees appointed its first chairwoman. (Photo:...

2013-11-25 16:21:02

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- -- 300-page photographic essay, available now at www.ramtrucks.com/outfitter, is part Ram's 'Year of the Farmer' initiative launched with Super Bowl ad -- Proceeds benefit National FFA Organization's 'Give the Gift of Blue' program Just in time for the holiday gift-giving season, the Ram Truck brand is launching a new photography book with National Geographic titled, "The Farmer in All of Us: An American...

2013-11-02 16:22:33

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Nov. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Students from Virginia, Tennessee, Alabama, Iowa, West Virginia and Oregon have been elected by delegates from throughout the U.S. to serve on the 2013-14 National FFA Officer team. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131102/DC09353 ) Brian Walsh of Virginia, an agribusiness major at Virginia Tech, was elected president. Mitch Baker of Tennessee, an agricultural communications major at University of Tennessee, will...

2013-10-31 08:22:26

Brand presents first 'The Farmer in All of Us' book to FFA president LOUISVILLE, Ky. , Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ram Truck brand celebrated the passion ignited around its "Year of the Farmer" initiative by presenting Clay Sapp, 2012-2013 National FFA President, with a $1 million donation at the 2013 National FFA Convention & Expo in Louisville, Kentucky, Oct. 30. Ram Truck brand declared 2013 the "Year of the Farmer" during the Super Bowl last February, when its...

2013-10-30 20:23:29

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rick Pitino told thousands of FFA members from across the country packed into Freedom Hall today that pressure and problems are good things. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131030/DC07863) "We're all under pressure every day," said Pitino, whose University of Louisville men's basketball team won the national championship in 2013. "It's why we wake up early in the morning, work hard throughout the day and stay up...