QUARTERLY NEWSLETTER FOR FARM & RANCH VOLUNTEERS
MARCH 2018
National Agriculture Week!
March 18-24, 2018

Every year, farmers, ranchers, agricultural businesses, universities, and consumers across America join to recognize the contributions of agriculture. You too, can celebrate agriculture with these resources created by Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation!

Share a photo to show how you’re celebrating National Agriculture Week!
Ag Pen Pal Reminder
Final letter due March 30!
If you're an Ag Pen Pal, please send your final letters to your classroom by March 30.

Your classroom should have sent their 2nd letter February 28.

Have you heard from your classroom for the second time?
Connecting Chapters - FFA Volunteers
Please complete your Ag Literacy activities prior to May 30, 2018.

Once you have completed your activity, let us know here. Please be prepared to answer questions about the classroom you visited, the activity you led, and student knowledge of agriculture. You will also be able to share a photo!
Ag Matters Race!
March 17 in North Platte
Calling all runners!

Come run with Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation and the Promotion & Education Committee on March 17 in North Platte!
Book of the Month
Seed, Soil, Sun: Earth's Recipe for Food
By: Cris Peterson
Grades: K-2
Seed. Soil. Sun. With these simple ingredients, nature creates our food. Noted author Cris Peterson brings both wonder and clarity to the subject of agriculture, celebrating the cycle of growth, harvest, and renewal in this book. 
Mapping Our Success!
By: Megahn Schafer, executive director
Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation
Agriculture is the engine that powers our state. It is our privilege to share with Nebraskans the benefits and opportunities fueled by agriculture. 
Megahn Schafer, executive director
Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation
Farm Fact Friday - Follow Us!
Check out our Facebook page for agricultural facts and events. Search " Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation " and Like us! You'll get updated information about resources available to you.
Becky Koester
Program Associate
(4025) 421-4747
Courtney Schaardt
Director of Outreach Education
(402) 421-4461
5225 S. 16th Street
Lincoln, NE 68512