Teaching Agriculture With Sprout the Elf on the Shelf

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Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom (IAITC) is helping teachers integrate agriculture into their holiday lesson plans with the introduction of Sprout the Elf on the Shelf. “Each year teachers and families make new memories through the ever-popular Elf on the Shelf tradition during the holiday season,” said Kevin Daugherty, IAITC education director. “We wanted to put our own twist on …

Agriculture in the Classroom, Holiday

Thanksgiving Meal Costs Less Than Last Year

Carrie Muehling

The American Farm Bureau Federation’s (AFBF) 38th annual survey says the average cost of this year’s Thanksgiving feast is $61.17. That’s less than $6.20 per person, down 4.5 percent from last year’s record high prices. The survey accounts for the cost of a meal for 10 people including turkey, stuffing mix, pumpkin pie with whipped cream, peas, dinner rolls, sweet …

AFBF, Food, Holiday, Poultry

Merry Christmas from IPSA

Chuck Zimmerman

Just sharing another Christmas greeting. Wishing you and yours a very Merry Christmas! We look forward to seeing you in Indianapolis in the New Year for the IPSA Annual Conference! Be sure to REGISTER before the hotel deadline on January 3, 2022. WARMEST WISHES, The IPSA Team

Holiday, Seed

Merry Christmas from the Sisters of Carmel

Chuck Zimmerman

Many really beautiful Christmas greetings have been showing up in my inbox. I’d love to share them all. Here is one with special meaning for me since I got to know several Carmelite nuns back during the time we lived in Jefferson City, MO. This email came from the Carmelite Monastery of the Sacred Hearts in Colorado Springs, CO. They …