Following the enthusiastic success of the “Ag Teacher Kits” provided to California high school teachers at the California Agricultural Teachers' Association Conference in June 2016 in part through generous grant funding from CDFA. CAPCA and local CAPCA Chapters are sponsoring another set of kits.
Kits include fruit and vegetable ID cards, Weed Pest and Tree Fruit Pest Identification and Monitoring cards, an insect collection kit, a classroom set of hand lenses, a seed ID kit, materials for preserving weed samples and additional resources. Kit materials valued at over $375
In partnership with FFA, kits will be provided to high school teachers attending the workshop at the CATA Conference in June. The workshop will provide teachers with training for using kit and materials in classroom education and FFA programs.
We are grateful for all who participated to make the 2017 Ag Teacher Project a success with 50 new kits being distributed across the state!
CAPCA is a committed supporter of Future Farmers of America and looks forward future project to invest in California’s next generation of ag leaders, including curriculum development.