Nebraska Farm Bureau County Leaders can check out to use one or all the following resources at their event. To make a reservation, please call Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation at (402) 421-4747.
Whether you work in agriculture, teach, are engaged in planning fairs and events, or simply have a passion for connecting people to where their food comes from – these resources are a great way to create a professional, engaging learning area. Check out the strategies below to start engaging your community today!
- Sponsor your county fair and receive booth space. Set up the poster and wheel to provide an engaging learning experience.
- Connect with a local grocery store to facilitate a learning experience. Set up the wheel and engage people who pass by.
- Sponsor a farm or ranch show and receive booth space. Set up the poster and wheel to provide an engaging learning experience.
- Encourage a local school to set up a mobile museum in a central learning area. You can use hands-on activities to create a unique engagement.
- Sponsor a community or school visit day at your place of work.
- Sponsor a breakfast or lunch with a farmer.
- Set up an Agriculture Literacy Zone at your County Fair.
Want to make a BIG impact at your farm or fair? Do it with Learn about Livestock banners.
Each of the seven Nebraska Farm Bureau Regional Managers have a kit that can be borrowed in their region. Contact your Regional Manager to use the Barn Banners.
Want your own, personalized barn banners? Ordering is quick and easy through the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture!
- Visit the new website dedicated to banners here.
- Choose "stock" banners if you do not want a logo added, or "custom" if you want to add a logo or text.
- Once you have found the banner you want, click "add to cart".
- Continue shopping until you have all the banners you want!
- Review cart and add any notes- if you do not have a logo but want specific text on the banner, this is the place you write it.
- Click checkout, enter contact information and billing/shipping information.
- On this page you will attach the logo or image you would like to have if you are personalizing! Then hit, confirm order.
- On the last page, enter credit card information; on this page you will see your estimated total. Your card will NOT be charged until a Promac representative contacts you and verifies everything is correct.
My American Farm
My American Farm is a special project of the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture. The site and resources are made possible through the generous support of title sponsor, DuPont Pioneer.
Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation adapted the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture kit to engage and cultivate conversations about agriculture in Nebraska with Pre-K through adult learners in various settings.
Learn more about My American Farm, download the app, find educational resources, and order your own banner.
Take students into the corn field, dairy parlor, or farmer’s market with life-sized banners and supporting resources. Nebraska Farm Bureau County leaders can check out to use one or all banners at their event.
- Learners are drawn to the life size banners.
- They grab a Pick-Up Card near the banner that fits their knowledge level.
- Each number on the Pick-Up Card corresponds to a number on the banner. The color corresponds to the level!
- Learners read the challenge on their Pick-Up Card and look for the corresponding number on the banner.
- Learners solve the challenge and write their answer on the Pick-Up Card.
- Volunteer discusses answers with learner.
Coming June 1, 2020!
This kit is useful and engaging in a booth setting to engage and cultivate conversations about agriculture in Nebraska with adult learners. Each of the seven Nebraska Farm Bureau Regional Managers have a kit that can be borrowed in their region. Contact your Regional Manager to use the One Community kit.
This kit was designed to engage adult learners.
- Learners are drawn to the spinning wheel.
- Volunteer asks learner if they’d like to learn about agriculture through a true and false activity.
- Volunteer encourages learner to spin the wheel.
- Learner spins the wheel and lands on one of twelve true or false statement.
- Learner provides their true or false answer to the statement.
- Volunteer shares correct answer and encourages discussion with information found in guide.
- Volunteer reviews importance of agriculture through shared message found in guide.
Spinning wheels are useful and engaging in a booth setting to engage and cultivate conversations about agriculture in Nebraska with learners of all ages. Each of the seven Nebraska Farm Bureau Regional Managers have a wheel that can be borrowed in their region. Contact your Regional Manager to borrow the Spinning Wheel.
Two Truths & A Lie
This kit is useful and engaging in a booth setting to engage and cultivate conversations about agriculture in Nebraska with adult learners. Each of the seven Nebraska Farm Bureau Promotion & Education Committee members have a kit that can be borrowed in their region. Contact the Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation to be connected to a P&E member at (402) 421-4747.
- This is an incredibly easy game to play. The statements are about agriculture. Two of the statements are the truth and one of them is a lie. The lie can be outrageous, wacky, or sound like a truth, making it hard to guess which statement is a lie.
- The volunteer reads the three statements. After they have finished reading each statement the learner can move the cards to “a truth” or “a lie” using the Velcro on the back of the statement.