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  Who's Joining The Georgia Ag Ed Team??    
  Posted 1/18/2017 by Georgia Ag Ed  
 
 
 

  2017-2018 Georgia Agricultural Education Calendar    
  Posted 1/18/2017 by Georgia Ag Ed  
   
 

  Check out new resources on AgExplorer!    
  Posted 9/2/2016 by Georgia Ag Ed  
  The National FFA Organization, Discovery Education & AgCareers.com partnered to create AgExplorer, a new career exploration website that is a robust, comprehensive career resource to help students explore the broad range of careers in agriculture. Users can learn about 235 unique careers in agriculture, search for careers, access educational requirements & link to current job openings. It also offers the Career Finder, an interactive assessment designed to help students match careers with their interests.  
 

  BUDGET REQUEST for AgEd programs 2016-2017 (FY17)    
  Posted 2/29/2016 by Georgia Ag Ed  
  Attention Local CTAE Directors / Supervisors!
Please click here for the FY17 Budget Request Instructions.
DUE APRIL 1st, 2016
 
 

  Hall of Georgia at FFA Career Show    
  Posted 1/20/2016 by Georgia Ag Ed  
  Don't miss this fun opportunity to showcase Gerogia agriculture and compete for a trip to National FFA Convention in the Hall of Georgia Exhibit!  The top 3 finalists are announced at the Career Show and the winner is is announced on stage during Friday's session.  Entry forms due by March 15th.  Contact Casey Shumate at 478-662-4692 or caseyshumate@gaaged.org with any questions.    
 

  Georgia FFA Career & Trade Show registration now open!    
  Posted 1/11/2016 by Georgia Ag Ed  
  The Georgia FFA Association will host the 16th Annual Career and Trade Show during the State FFA Convention. With over 50 vendors, there is sure to be something for everyone! Vendors include colleges and universities from all over Georgia, professional associations, and Agricultural Education relelated businesses. In addition to the exhibits, students and advisors can enjoy participating in different hands-on activities and listening to the talent show contestants!  
 

  NAAE Greenhouse Construction/Improvement Grants -- Apply by January 15th    
  Posted 1/4/2016 by Georgia Ag Ed  
  NAAE is excited to announce that it is now accepting applications from members who are seeking to implement a greenhouse construction or enhancement project for their middle school or high school agricultural education program. In 2015-2016 school year, two $2,000 competitive grants will be awarded by NAAE and sponsored by International Greenhouse Company as a special project of the National FFA Foundation. For the application and complete details, visit website.  
 

  Smith-Hughes Act 100th Anniversary Logo Design Contest    
  Posted 11/16/2015 by Georgia Ag Ed  
  In preparation for the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Smith-Hughes Act, the National Council for Agricultural Education is announcing a logo design contest. This contest is open to students currently enrolled in K-12 and post-secondary agricultural education and related programs (e.g. agricultural communications, agricultural leadership) with cash prizes provided for the top three designs ($500, $300, & $200). All submissions are due by December 1st. Click here for full contest rules and guidelines.  
 

  Scholarship Application is Live, $2.2 Million Available    
  Posted 11/16/2015 by Georgia Ag Ed  
  National FFA 2016 Scholarship application is now live! Encourage all students to apply; there is a member and non-member application. Students fill out one application to engage in multiple opportunities. The advisor approval process will begin Monday, November 23. Visit FFA.org/scholarships for more details and the application.  
 

  #SpeakAg Challenge Teacher Incentive    
  Posted 10/26/2015 by Georgia Ag Ed  
  Agriculture teachers/FFA advisors play an integral role in empowering students to advocate for agriculture & FFA. The #SpeakAg Challenge is often promoted in the classroom, & we want to provide incentive for ag teachers/FFA advisors to use #SpeakAg as a catalyst to teach skills in ag advocacy. One teacher and FFA advisor from each national FFA region will be awarded a $1,000 unrestricted grant upon completion of the #SpeakAg Challenge in October. To find out more about how you can enter, visit www.ffa.org.  
 

  Teacher Information Survey    
  Posted 7/20/2015 by Georgia Ag Ed  
  Teachers, please choose your region link below to complete 2015-2016 Teacher Information document. The information requested will better help us to serve you throughout the 2015-2016 school year. Thank you in advance for taking the time to fill out the on-line information survey. Please contact your Region office with questions.      Central Region          North Region           South Region  
 

  National FFA Convention & Expo Newsroom Crew    
  Posted 7/14/2015 by Georgia Ag Ed  
  The National FFA Organization is looking for college students or recent college graduates pursuing degrees in journalism, public relations or a closely related field to share the news and feature stories coming from the 88th National FFA Convention & Expo, October 28-31, 2015 in Louisville, Ky. To apply, visit FFA.org, scroll to the bottom of the webpage and click on Careers at FFA. Click on Available Jobs and look for the Newsroom Crew Interns – 2015 National Convention & Expo link. The deadline is July 17.  
 

  BullDawg Livestock Judging Clinic    
  Posted 7/13/2015 by Georgia Ag Ed  
  Monday, July 13th is the deadline to sign up for the BullDawg Livestock Judging Clinic.  The clinic is scheduled for July 22 & 23 at the Perry FFA Farm. Please contact Mr. Kent Benson  at 706-552-4463 or Mr. Jary Douglas at 706-583-8921 with questions.    
 

  Free Horticulture Magazines for the Classroom    
  Posted 7/13/2015 by Georgia Ag Ed  
 
If your looking for great horticulture magazines to have in your classroom here are 3 excellent ones that are FREE for teachers. This is a great way to keep your students up to date on industry standards.  One magazine subscription is also required for those of you planning to go through horticulture industry certification. (Thank you to Melissa Riley for sharing this information).  Greenhouse Management (GIE Media, Inc)Grower Talks (Ball Publishing), and Greenhouse Grower (Meister Media).
 
 

  Governor's Honors Program Agriscience Majors AgChallenge    
  Posted 7/13/2015 by Georgia Ag Ed  
  The Governor's Honors Program Agriscience majors invite you to attend AgChallenge on July 16, 2015 at 3:30 p.m. at Valdosta State University's, University Center.  Please contact Laura Williford or Ashton Kate Jones with questions.    
 

  Georgia Junior Beef Futurity - Entry Postmark Deadline June 10th    
  Posted 6/9/2015 by Georgia Ag Ed  
  Georgia Junior Beef Futurity entry deadline is June 10th!  
 

  Attention Ag Communications Students in College or Recently Graduated!    
  Posted 6/9/2015 by Georgia Ag Ed  
  Do you know an amazing ag communicator who wants hands-on experience in the communications field? The National FFA Organization is looking for college students or recent college graduates pursuing degrees in journalism, public relations, telecommunications or a closely related field to share with the world the news and feature stories coming out of the 88th National FFA Convention & Expo October 28-31, 2015, in Louisville, Ky. Visit here to apply. The deadline is July 17.  
 

  Two Weeks Left to Apply for a Living to Serve: Environmental Grant!    
  Posted 5/18/2015 by Georgia Ag Ed  
  Middle school, high school and collegiate FFA chapters may apply for up to $2,000 to support year-long service-learning projects focused on projects that address local environmental needs. Potential projects include: wildlife conservation, land preservation, bee health, recycling and composting. Go to www.FFA.org/envirogrants to apply today. Applications are due May 29, 2015. You may contact Kayla Lumpford-Mitchell at LTS@FFA.org with any questions.  
 

  Free Teaching Resources Now Available on FFA.org    
  Posted 5/5/2015 by Georgia Ag Ed  
  My Journey on FFA.org has been updated!  Check out all the tools, tips and lesson plans. Need a quick natural resources activity or a career activity?  Then look for these lessons and more on Explore. What about a literacy strategy that can be used with any lesson or a video & worksheet to help students in an interview? Take a look at these activities on Build. Need a quick activity on texting etiquette? Check out this lesson and more on the Connect  
 

  FY16 USDA Farm to School Grant RFA was been RELEASED    
  Posted 3/24/2015 by Georgia Ag Ed  
  USDA Farm to School is currently accepting applications for the next round of USDA farm to school grants. The application deadline is May 20, 2015 for planning, implementation and support service grant applications. Training grant letters of inquiry are due April 30, 2015. (There is a webinar on March 25th at 1 pm EST to learn more.) For more information please see: http://www.fns.usda.gov/farmtoschool/farm-school-grant-program.
 
 

  Georgia DOE and Ga Dept of Ag to Celebrate National Agriculture Week    
  Posted 3/9/2015 by Georgia Ag Ed  
  Richard Woods, Georgia's School Superintendent announced, Monday, Mar 2nd that the Ga Department of Education and Ga Department of Agriculture will celebrate National Agriculture Week, Mar 15-21, 2015; in addition to the Governor's Ag Day on Mar 10th. GaDOE and the GaDOA will hold an essay contest, poster contest, and coloring contest. All entries should focus on the 2015 theme, “Agriculture in my county & state: What does agriculture do for me?” Entries are due no later than Friday, April 3.  
 

 
 
 
 
     
 
   
 
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