Ag in the Classroom Outreach during Minnesota Farm Bureau Annual Meeting

Farm Bureau members attending the Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation (MFBF) Annual Meeting November 18-19 in Bloomington participated in an Agriculture in the Classroom activities at local elementary schools.

The MFBF Promotion and Education Committee in conjunction with the MFBF Young Farmers and Ranchers Committee and county Farm Bureau leaders worked with third and fifth graders in Poplar Bridge Elementary in Bloomington.  

The 25 leaders read “Dirt – The Scoop on Soil” and “Jump into Science – Dirt” and conducted activities to help students gain a better understanding of agriculture. The Minnesota Farm Bureau Foundation sponsored classroom book donations for the project.

The Minnesota Farm Bureau Foundation mission is to provide opportunities for supporters of agriculture to invest in people and programs focused on supporting active farmers and agriculturalists, better connecting agriculture to consumers and serving rural communities. The MFB Foundation is a 501(c)3 foundation. Donations are tax deductible.