IAITC, Illinois Reading Council on the same page with ag
The state's 36 reading councils have more than 1,000 ambassadors promoting reading and selected books by Illinois authors.
Published July 12, 2019 Source: | Tags: Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom (IAITC), Kay Shipman, ag education, ag literacy
Summer institutes connecting teachers, farmers, Earth Day
Series of summer events will focus on Earth Day, which celebrates its 50th anniversary next April.
Published June 5, 2019 Source: | Tags: Illinois agriculture in the classroom, Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom (IAITC), ag education, Earth Day, Summer Agriculture Institute
Northern Illinoisans experience 'Agriculture All Around Us'
County Farm Bureaus partner with renowned children's museum to bring Illinois farmers closer to customers.
Published March 29, 2019 Source: | Tags: building relationships, consumer resources, consumer education, ag education, Winnebago-Boone Farm Bureau, Mike Orso
Ag in the Classroom launches electronic classroom to extend development, reach
Opportunity to share information, ideas beyond ag literacy coordinators.
Published March 4, 2019 Source: | Tags: Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom (IAITC), ag education, student resources, ag students, eClassroom, Kay Shipman
Pritzker ag report focuses on economic growth
The 22-member committee, which includes IFB President Richard Guebert Jr., recommended several calls to action, including protecting sales tax incentives for agricultural inputs and equipment and promoting the state's agricultural products.…
Published February 14, 2019 Source: | Tags: Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker, IFB president Richard Guebert Jr., agriculture transition committee, ag transition team, broadband, illinois infrastructure, John Sullivan, ag education, Kay Shipman