With American youth further removed from the farm than ever before, educating the next generation about the importance of agriculture is no small feat.
Jennifer Hatch, a seventh-grade teacher at Benjamin Franklin Middle School in Rocky Mount, is among recipients of the 2023 National Excellence in Teaching About Agriculture Award.
A fun, educational book with agriculture themes has been selected as a winner in the 2022 Good Housekeeping’s Best Kids' Book Awards.
Students at Meherrin Elementary School in Southampton County and Powhatan Middle School in Powhatan County will get to cultivate leafy greens in their classrooms with new hydroponics systems presented by Virginia Agriculture in the Classroom.
Virginia educators interested in growing produce with their students can enter for a chance to win a free hydroponics system from Virginia Agriculture in the Classroom.