Proposals must demonstrate how the workshop uses agricultural concepts to meet the National Agricultural Literacy Outcomes (NALOs) and teach reading, writing, math, nutrition, science, STEM, social studies, and other subject areas.
- Full - Full workshops will last one hour.
- Mini - Mini workshops will last 20 minutes, and will repeat 3 times with a 10-minute break in-between.
- Animal science (dairy, beef, chickens/eggs, equine, etc.)
- Plant science (corn, soybeans, apples, cabbage, floriculture, potatoes, tomatoes, etc.)
- School gardens, urban gardens, hydroponics, alternative growing systems
- Renewable energy (biodiesel, biogas, methane digesters, wind, solar)
- Conservation (water quality, soil health, pollinators)
- Biotechnology (GMOs, cross-breeding, pesticides, nutrition)
- Engineering (tractors, technology applications)
- Transportation (moving food)
- Geography (climate, soil)
- Strategies for full-school integration of food and agriculture (grade level partnerships, projects, etc.)
In order to complete the workshop submission process, you will need:
- To create a profile by clicking "Login" at the top of this page, and then "New User".
- A brief presenter/co-presenter(s) biography (50 words or less, each) describing their background and experience teaching in the agricultural literacy field. Please write the biography in the third person. The biography you submit will appear in the conference website and conference mobile app.
- A presenter/co-presenter(s) headshot.
- A workshop description (200 words or less) which will be used on the website, conference schedule, and conference app. We encourage you to choose descriptive, catchy title.