Kentucky Agriculture & Environment in the Classroom

New High School Curriculum:

​Discovering Farmland

The U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance® and Discovery Education have partnered on an exciting new initiative to engage youth with a first-hand glimpse into modern agriculture. Using the award-winning documentary, "FARMLAND, a film by James Moll," as a foundation, this new initiative will inspire students using an innovative, multi-modal curriculum that brings to life critical issues impacting the agriculture industry, such as sustainability, the new science behind farming, and entrepreneurship.​ Learn more

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Curriculum Matrix
Can't find it here? Search agriculture lessons from other state programs.
​You are also welcome to contact us with curriculum requests.  

Kentucky Farms Feed Me Virtual Field Trips and Passport Program

This virtual field trip series and curriculum brings the farms and farmers to your classrooms, learning centers, and homes. Students will learn more about local food and farmers so they can make informed decisions about food choices. Students will also learn about the daily work of farmers and get a glimpse of skills needed for farming, food processing, and business management. 

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Kentucky Farm Bureau Regional Teacher Workshops
We will be participating in five June workshops across Kentucky designed to provide teachers the latest curriculum for integrating agriculture lessons into their classrooms. Professional development hours available. 

Kentucky-Specific Curriculum and Lessons for K-12
We are constantly adding and updating curriculum developed for Kentucky classrooms that showcases the unique agricultural community within the commonwealth. Resources touch on subjects such as the science of food production; natural resource allocation, conservation and economics; soil sciences; renewable energy sources and food webs; social issues and land use; nutrition; careers and more. 

About KyAEC

Programs We Support

Our Programs & Resources

Growing Agricultural Literacy in the Bluegrass

Agriculture Literacy Network: Tools and Training for Educators

​Involved in agricultural education through school visits, extension, agriculture festivals, and on-farm tours? We want to equip you with the latest resources to make a lasting impact. Join our network of farmers and farm educators! Our first workshop is February 5, 2016.

The Kentucky Agriculture and Environment in the Classroom, Inc. is a 501c3 non-profit coalition of agriculture organizations, businesses and individuals working to teach more students the significance and impact agriculture has on their daily lives through program development, promotion, and classroom integration. Improved agricultural literacy develops the next generation of informed consumers and agriculture workforce. 

Mobile Science Activity Centers

​The Kentucky Department of Agriculture has mobile classrooms for schools or events where students can investigate science concepts related to agriculture and the environment. KyAEC and its members purchased the classroom trailers, technology, and supplies.

Agriculture Adventures is Available for Your School

​Agriculture Adventures is a mobile program that provides an assembly and hands-on activities about agriculture through science, social studies, nutrition, and vocational studies.