The Agriculture in the Classroom council consists of seven individuals including six appointed council members and the superintendent of public instruction or the superintendent’s designee.

The mission of Agriculture in the Classroom is to develop and conduct programs for K-12 agriculture education, and the training of teachers and students in agricultural curriculum activities.

Funding for Agriculture in the Classroom is included in the Agriculture Commissioner’s budget. It includes approximately $100,000 per biennium to develop and conduct programs for K-12 agriculture education.


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Calendar Art Contest

The North Dakota Ag in the Classroom Calendar Art Contest is back! North Dakota students in grades 3-5 are welcome to submit original artwork about North Dakota agriculture. The artwork must be postmarked by March 3, 2020.

Possible artwork subjects include any North Dakota grown commodity (wheat, pulse crops, sugarbeets, sunflowers, flax, honey, soybeans, livestock), farm equipment or farm animals, or the planting or harvesting of crops. Please only include North Dakota grown products.

More information and the registration form can be found at the links below. We look forward to receiving the entries and seeing ND agriculture through the eyes of our 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders!

Contest Flyer

Teacher Summary Sheet

Ag in the Classroom Contacts

Kara Haff

Pride of Dakota / AITC Specialist