Celebrating Young Artists

The 17th Annual Oregon Agriculture in the Classroom Calendar Art Contest wrapped up with a reception at the Oregon State Fair on Sunday, August 26, 2018. Thirteen students were honored at the reception held on the Creative Living Stage in Columbia Hall. Parents, grandparents and educators attended the reception to celebrate the young artists.

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Making a Mark on the Future of Agricultural Education

As a sophomore in high school, I was more than hesitant to become an FFA member – after all, I didn’t have livestock, didn’t live on a farm, and I sure didn’t know the first thing about parliamentary procedure. After some constant hounding from a few older members, I reluctantly paid my dues and became an FFA member, having no idea of how the FFA would impact me for the rest of my life.

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A Chance to Shine

Thirteen students had a chance to shine as young artists for their agricultural-themed artwork at an Oregon State Fair reception Sunday, August 28, 2016. Oregon Agriculture in the Classroom’s annual Calendar Art Contest wrapped up another year with a formal reception where the students were introduced and asked to say a few words about their artwork. The well-attended reception took place at the Creative Living Stage in the Columbia Hall.

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Oregon Agriculture in the Classroom’s Annual Calendar Contest

Enjoy some creative time while teaching your students about Oregon’s unique agricultural diversity and the impact of agriculture on our daily lives. The contest is open to all Oregon students in grades K-6.

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Literacy Project Kick-off Recap

This year’s featured book, The Beeman, a beautifully illustrated story that discusses beekeeping, pollination and the roles of bees in the hive.

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