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Columbus County Farm Bureau

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Ag in the Classroom

Ag in the Classroom is an educational program designed to provide teachers with quality materials to teach students, through North Carolina competency-based lessons, about the sources of their food and fiber, and the importance of agriculture to the economy.


  • What is Ag in the Classroom (AITC)?
    An educational program, sponsored by the North Carolina Farm Bureau, dedicated to fostering a better understanding of the importance of agriculture in North Carolina.

  • How do I teach students about ag?
    Ag in the Classroom provides teachers with competency-based, grade level specific lesson plans which introduce information about agriculture to students as they are learning the required competencies at the various grade levels.

  • What is the AITC Foundation?
    The North Carolina Farm Bureau Foundation for Ag in the Classroom is a nonprofit organization that operates exclusively for educational and charitable purposes. The Foundation provides financial support for the development of understanding and teaching of agriculture in the classroom through training programs and materials for teachers, educational programs for students, textbook review, and grants to individuals and organizations for agricultural educational purposes.

  • How can I participate?
If you are a Columbus County Schools or Whiteville City Schools teacher and are interested in participating in this program, contact our office at (910)642-8206. Visit the North Carolina Farm Bureau website at http://www.ncfb.org/, or the North Carolina Ag in the Classroom website here at http://www.ncagintheclassroom.com/. 

Special thanks to http://www.ncagintheclassroom.com/ for sharing the information above.