There was a time when agriculture was a fabric of the school curriculum in Canada. Over time with the thrust of urbanization and farmers holding a smaller percentage of the population, agricultural education has found itself outside of the curriculum. Agriculture in the Classroom Canada (AITCC) has become the national body representing the nine provincial… Read More

Tuesday’s RealAg Radio show is in Ottawa, Ont. for day two of the Canadian Seed Trade Association’s semi-annual meeting.  Today’s show sponsor is Fortenza seed treatment that’s powered by Syngenta. News with Guse is back, and host, Shaun Haney along with Jessika Guse tackle the top ag news stories of the day. Guests on the show… Read More

Activist attention coinciding with the launch of Canadian Agriculture Literacy Month has served as a “wake-up call” for Agriculture in the Classroom-Canada and its partners. Several anti-GMO activist organizations, including the Canadian Biotech Action Network, Kids Right to Know and the Council of Canadians, sent a letter to education ministers across the country asking them… Read More

A week just wasn’t long enough… Six years after the launch of Canadian Agriculture Literacy Week, the program has been expanded to Canadian Agriculture Literacy Month for the month of March 2017. Agriculture in the Classroom – Canada (AITC) and its partners will be delivering agriculture programming to over 800 classrooms and 30,000 students across… Read More

Farmers and others involved in Canadian agriculture visited more than 500 classrooms across the country this past week during the fourth annual Canadian Ag Literacy Week. Led by Agriculture in the Classroom, with support from Farm Credit Canada, the program is designed to encourage grade 3 to 6 students to learn about agriculture through reading books, watching videos and meeting… Read More

 

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