Are you a K-12 teacher that would really like to know more about the agriculture industry, but don’t quite know where to go for help?
The Colorado Foundation for Agriculture is offering three options for the “Food, Fiber, and More Summer Agriculture Institute” this summer! The “Summer Ag Institute” is a five-day course designed for K-12 teachers who have little to no agriculture background. The purpose of this class to assist educators in understanding the agriculture industry and its connection to our environment and society. The class will provide a variety of methods for using agriculture materials in the classroom, and assist educators in developing curriculum ideas which integrate an understanding of agriculture in various academic subjects. Teachers will have a chance to learn from many of the leaders in Colorado agriculture, plus gain hands on experience while on tours of local farms and ranches.
Housing (if necessary) and some meals are provided. Participating teachers can receive 3 continuing education credits. The three date and location options are as follows:
June 12-16 – Rifle, CO
June 19-23 – Fort Collins, CO
June 26-30 – Denver, CO
Please go to www.GrowingYourFuture.com and click on the links under “Upcoming Events” for more information!
We just found this GREAT resource that you can share with your kiddos! If you are going to let your kids play games on your phone or tablet, why not make it one where they learn? We love that this helps with teaching youth about Agriculture. Check it out and let us know what you think! VIEW THE WEBSITE
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We know that GMO issues have been a huge concern of many of our customers. This article spells out some of the common myths associated with GMO’s. There is a little bit of language in places, but the facts are there with each myth. Thank you Cosmopolitan for writing an article about this! View the full article HERE
Join the Colorado Beef Council and Chef Jason Morse, CEC of 5280 Culinary and the ACE Grillmaster for a night of beef cookery.
Thu, September 29, 2016
6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
The evening will include:
~ BEEF 101
~ How to cook the perfect steak
~ Cooking for friends & family – Flank Steak
~ Beef as a meal ingredient
Each registered attendee will go home with a box of beef to try out your new skills, an apron, flexible cutting board, recipes and enthusiasm. ($50 value)
And they taste better too!!
Families around the world are tuning in to watch their nation’s athletes compete at the 2016 Olympics in Rio, Brazil. Whether it’s gymnastics, fencing, shooting, cycling or swimming, it’s hard not to wonder what these athletes must do to chisel their bodies to perfect their sport and compete at the highest level. Read Full Article