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Fellows Needed for Catholic Relief Services IAEFP Fellowship

July 9th, 2021, AgriCorps

The International Agricultural Education Fellowship Program (IAEFP) is a USDA funded program that provides opportunities for nine fellows to assist and support schools in Uganda to establish school-based agricultural education and youth extension programs. Participating schools receive classroom instruction, field demonstrations, entrepreneurship projects, and leadership development expertise provided by the fellows. IAEFP CRS (Catholic Relief […]

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The Future Leaders of Agriculture: A man stands in front of a full classroom.

The Global Youth are the Future of Agriculture

July 1st, 2021, AgriCorps

From its origins as corn clubs in the United States to chapters in Sub-Saharan Africa, 4-H’s involvement stretches across the world. My involvement in agriculture started by raising market hogs through 4-H for the county fair. I developed an appreciation for livestock nutrition whereby I tried to improve my pigs’ diet to optimize their appearance […]

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AgriCorps Founder Represents SBAE in TED Talk on the Power of Youth

May 24th, 2021, AgriCorps

Cleveland, Ohio – Trent McKnight, founder of AgriCorps and The Movement for School-Based Agriculture Education, recently spoke at the TEDx event at Case Western Reserve University.  Using behavioral economics, Trent shares how to harness the unique reference point of youth in order to solve some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Weaving a story of […]

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