Did you think the Banditas were gone? Hardly! We will be popping in here and there to keep you all entertained so be sure to be on the lookout for us! Bandita Jennifer Elwell lives near Louisville, Kentucky and is the mom of two. She enjoys her horses, finding creative ways to encourage her kids … Continue reading Cheerleading for Team Agriculture!
Kids of the Ag college.
Bandita Janeal Yancey is a mom and a meat scientist living in Arkansas. She spends her days attempting to keep up with students and research at the University of Arkansas. She spends her 'free time' attempting to keep up with her 4-year old daughter, Vallie. She tries to help other moms know more about meat … Continue reading Kids of the Ag college.
AgProud: Kentucky Farm Mom Wanda Quiggins
Ask someone involved in farming and agriculture what is most important to them. Likely, most of those responses will include family. Wanda Quiggins, 4th generation beef and tobacco farm mom, takes a moment to share why she is proud to be a part of Agriculture and why youth involvement and agriculture education is so important. … Continue reading AgProud: Kentucky Farm Mom Wanda Quiggins
AgProud: Illinois Agriculture Education
It's National Teach Ag Day, and here's my second Agriculture Educator sharing why she is Agriculture Proud. Kathy Novotney is an Illinois educator. Have you thanked and Ag teacher today? This is part of my month-long series highlighting the diversity of Agriculture. Are YOU Agriculture Proud? Growing with two parents as teachers, high school math … Continue reading AgProud: Illinois Agriculture Education
AgProud: National Teach Agriculture Day
Today is National Teach Ag Day! Have you given thanks for an Agriculture Educator near you? Robin McLean shares her thoughts with us in the first of my two posts today, continuing the showcase of Agriculture diversity, and how it is more than just cows, sows, and plow. It's part of my month-long series. Why … Continue reading AgProud: National Teach Agriculture Day
Cattlemen’s College: Web Roundup
Earlier this week I shared a few thoughts on the Cattlemen's College held at last week's Cattle Industry Convention in Nashville. There were so many great courses held that I had no way of attending them all. This is where social media comes in handy! I've rounded up a few links from across the web from … Continue reading Cattlemen’s College: Web Roundup
Social Media Finds Home In College Classroom
Did you ever think the day would come when professors asked students to pull out their phones for a quick tweet in the middle of a lecture? Well it might not be too far from the truth. Texas Tech released this story earlier this month describing how some of their classrooms are embracing the social … Continue reading Social Media Finds Home In College Classroom
Thankful for Agriculture – Thanksgiving 2011
I was in the milking parlor at 4 this morning, taking care of all the cows, cleaning udders, and attaching the milkers when the boss said I caught on to the milking routine quickly. My response? “Ok, I’ll slow down.” I have no problem starting my day at 3 a.m. but those early starts make … Continue reading Thankful for Agriculture – Thanksgiving 2011
Agriculture in the Classroom
Want to teach your students (youth or adults) more about Agriculture and sources of food, fiber, fuel, and numerous daily products? I have the program just for you. Our society as a whole is moving toward a more urban lifestyle, and in turn farther away from agriculture production. Most U.S. citizens are 3 and 4 … Continue reading Agriculture in the Classroom
Country Classroom in Maury County Tennessee
Today is World Food Day: My daily work involves production agriculture, bringing food from pasture to plate. Part of my work includes sharing my passion of cattle production with others who may not have that opportunity on a daily basis. Learn more about Agvocacy efforts throughout my blog. Thank a farmer for the food on … Continue reading Country Classroom in Maury County Tennessee