Farm Friday Fun with Arizona Agriculture

Farm Friday Fun with Arizona Agriculture Farm Friday Fun is a year-long program for ALL Arizona classrooms. Participating classrooms receive information on a new crop each month including Farm Family Profiles, facts, and lesson plans. This year's program will be highlighting members of the Arizona Farm and Ranch Hall of Fame. To sign your class up for this FREE program complete the sign-up form!

Farm Friday fun with Arizona Ag allows teachers and students the opportunity to learn about a new commodity each month. Teachers can sign up by completing the online sign-up form HERE. Participating classes will receive a monthly email highlighting the commodity of the month with a fun fact sheet, a family farm or ranch highlight, and related lessons that can be done in the classroom. Teachers will also be provided with a PDF of the Fruit and Veggie Ag Mag and the Arizona Specialty Crops Ag MagThis year's program will celebrate Arizona's agricultural heritage by partnering with the Arizona Farm and Ranch Experience to offer farm and ranch profiles from those who have been inducted into the Hall of Fame.

FARM FRIDAY FUN CLASSROOM CONTESTS
Classrooms will have the opportunity to compete in several contests throughout the course of the program. Click on the links below for the details for each contest period. Winning classrooms will receive a $200 Amazon Gift Card! Prizes underwritten by the Arizona Farm and Ranch Experience.

CONTEST #1 
1st Place      Mrs Peterson, Kindergarten, Faith Mathers Sossaman Elementary
2nd Place     Mrs Johns & Mrs Belvado, Kindergarten, Faith Mathers Sossaman Elementary

CONTEST #2
1st  Place       Mrs Belvado, Kindergarten, Faith Mather Sossaman Elementary
2nd Place    Mrs Peterson, kindergarten, Faith Mather Sossaman Elementary
3rd Place     Mrs. Robins, kindergarten, Leman Academy

Month
Commodity
Fun Facts
Family Farm Profile Lesson Plan Video
September
CareersCareers Fact Sheet
Ben Butler Profile
 Ag Careers
October PecansPecan FactsWalden FamilyPecan LessonGreen Valley Pecans
November CottonCotton FactsRayner Family 
December Beef CattleCattle Fun FactsAndy Groseta Profile  
January Dairy CattleDairy Fun FactsRobert VanHofwegen Profile  
February VegetablesVegetable Fun FactsKurte Nolte Profile  
March SheepSheep Fun FactsDwayne Dobson Profile 
April Wheat    
May Eggs