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Annual Canadian Agriculture Literacy Week Expands To Full Month

For Immediate Release - Winnipeg, Manitoba, March 1, 2017 – Agriculture in the Classroom - Canada (AITC-Canada), representing eight provincial Agriculture in the Classroom organizations, will participate for the sixth year in a newly expanded format Canadian Agriculture Literacy Month (formerly Canadian Agriculture Literacy Week) in schools across Canada for the month of March.

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Teacher Driver Award 2016 Winner

Winnipeg, Manitoba, May 6, 2016 – Agriculture in the Classroom-Manitoba (AITC-M) is happy to present fourth-grade teacher Alvin Dyck from Neil Campbell School with the 2016 Teacher Driver award. AITC-M’s Teacher Driver Award is given out annually to a Manitoba teacher who shows leadership in agriculture education in his/her classroom.

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New AITC Executive Directors

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA – March 29, 2016 - Johanne Ross, long time agriculture education advocate And Executive Director for Agriculture in the Classroom-Manitoba, will move on to become the new Executive Director of Agriculture in the Classroom-Canada (AITC-Canada) effective May 21st, 2016. With Ross’s departure from the provincial organization, Sue Clayton, agriculture awareness and education supporter and current Associate Executive Director of Agriculture in the Classroom-Manitoba, will move into the Executive Director position of Agriculture in the Classroom-Manitoba (AITC-M).

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Canadian Agriculture Literacy Week

Annual Canadian Agriculture Literacy Week Returns Winnipeg, Manitoba, February 29, 2016 – Agriculture in the Classroom - Canada (AITC-Canada), representing seven provincial Agriculture in the Classroom organizations will participate in the fifth annual Canadian Agriculture Literacy Week (CALW) in schools across the nation from February 28th to March 5th 2016.

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Semaine de sensibilisation à l’agriculture canadienne

La Semaine de sensibilisation à l’agriculture canadienne est de retour cette année Winnipeg (Manitoba), le 29 février 2016 – Les sept organismes provinciaux appartenant au réseau d’Agriculture en classe Canada participeront à la cinquième édition annuelle de la Semaine de sensibilisation à l’agriculture canadienne (SSAC) qui se déroulera du 28 février au 5 mars 2016 dans des écoles de partout au pays.

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Canadian Agriculture Literacy Week - Manitoba

Annual Canadian Agriculture Literacy Week Returns Winnipeg, Manitoba, February 29, 2016 – Agriculture in the Classroom - Canada (AITC-Canada), representing seven provincial Agriculture in the Classroom organizations will participate in the fifth annual Canadian Agriculture Literacy Week (CALW) in schools across the nation from February 28th to March 5th 2016.

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Canadian Agriculture Literacy Week Launch - Winkler

Annual Canadian Agriculture Literacy Week Returns Agriculture in the Classroom – Manitoba (AITC-M) launches this national, week long, hands on program that will see over 4,500 Manitoba school children learn about and celebrate agriculture in their classroom! Winkler –Local area pulse farmer Kyle Friesen will help launch Canadian Agriculture Literacy week in Manitoba along with the Manitoba Pulse and Soybean Growers Bean Team celebrating the United Nations 2016 International Year of Pulses. Classrooms across Manitoba will receive books about farming, watch videos, meet with farmers and other agricultural representatives and be engaged in hands on activities to understand more about where their food comes from!

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Canadian Agriculture Literacy Week Launch - Winnipeg

Agriculture in the Classroom – Manitoba (AITC-M) launches this national, week long, hands on program that will see over 4,500 Manitoba school children learn about and celebrate agriculture in their classroom! Winnipeg – Winnipeg City Councillor Marty Morantz will help launch Canadian Agriculture Literacy week in Manitoba along with representatives of AITC-M and Manitoba Pulse and Soybean Growers celebrating the United Nations 2016 International Year of Pulses. Classrooms across Manitoba will receive books about farming, watch videos, meet with farmers and other agricultural representatives and be engaged in hands on activities to understand more about where their food comes fro

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AITC-Canada Formalizes and Appoints Chair

Johanne Ross, long-time national supporter of and current executive director for Agriculture in the Classroom-Manitoba, will be the new chair of Agriculture in the Classroom-Canada (AITC-Canada). Ross was officially elected at AITC-Canada’s inaugural annual general meeting held in Saskatoon on May 4, 2015.

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AITC-M appoints Associate Executive Director

Sue Clayton, agriculture awareness and education supporter and past board member of Agriculture in the Classroom-Manitoba, will be the new Associate Executive Director of Agriculture in the Classroom-Manitoba (AITC-M).

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New Resource - Challenging Conditions - Launch

The challenges faced by the world’s hungriest people might seem distant and foreign to many Manitoba grade seven students. But now a new resource from Canadian Foodgrains Bank, created in collaboration with Agriculture in the Classroom-Manitoba, and with financial support from Syngenta Canada as part of its Good Growth Plan, is helping to bridge that gap.

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Annual Canadian Agriculture Literacy Week Returns

Agriculture in the Classroom Canada representing seven (AITC) organizations will participate in the fourth annual Canadian Agriculture Literacy Week in schools across the nation from March 1st to 7th, 2015.

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Manitoba Students Attend Global Youth Institute

Agriculture in the Classroom-MB Inc. (AITCM) recently welcomed home two Manitoba high school students from an outstanding experience at the Global Youth Institute in Des Moines, Iowa.

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Made in Manitoba Breakfast Program Hits 100 Milestone

(Reston, MB May 22, 2014) – Agriculture in the Classroom-MB Inc. (AITC-M) is celebrating an exciting milestone this week as the 100th Made in Manitoba Breakfast takes place at Reston School on Friday.

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Annual Canadian Agriculture Literacy Week Returns

Agriculture in the Classroom (AITC) organizations will participate in the third annual Canadian Agriculture Literacy Week (CALW) in schools across the nation from March 2nd to 9th, 2014.

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Ag Careers Being Explored by Senior Students

Agriculture in the Classroom-MB Inc. and the Southwest Horizons School Division will host the first ever Agriculture Industry and Career Day on February 12th in Souris, Manitoba.

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Ag Career Video Meant to Inspire

AITC-M today launched a new video aimed at high school students to inspire them to take an interest in agriculture as a career opportunity.

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AITC-M at Discover Ag in the City 2013

Students 'speak up for agriculture' at the Forks on Friday, March 15 at 9:30 a.m.

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2nd Annual Canadian Agriculture Literacy Week

Agriculture in the Classroom - MB set to visit over 40 MB schools during the National Canadian Agriculture Literacy Week.

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AITC at Discover Ag in the City

Farmers + Innovation = Sustainability

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Inaugural Canadian Agriculture Literacy Week Launches

Winnipeg, Manitoba, February 22, 2012 – Agriculture in the Classroom (AITC) organizations launch the first-ever Canadian Agriculture Literacy Week (CALW) in schools across the nation from February 26 to March 3, 2012.

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Made in Manitoba Breakfast Set to Soar

AITCM to announce exciting expansion of its Made in Manitoba Breakfast Program

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Another Successful Year

Agriculture in the Classroom – Manitoba (AITC-M) celebrated another successful year at their 21st Annual General Meeting on April 20th, 2010 at the Richardson Center for Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals.

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Agriculture in the Classroom - Manitoba Awards Inaugural Agriculture Literacy Leader Star Award

Agriculture in the Classroom – Manitoba is proud to announce the inaugural winner of their Agriculture Literacy Leader Star (ALLSTAR) Award

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World Record - Largest Bowl of Oatmeal

World's Largest Bowl of Oatmeal

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From Our Farms to Your Fridgee

From the farm gate to the products you eat and use everyday

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AITC-M Recognized with Agricultural Awareness Award

The Manitoba Farm Writers and Broadcasters Association (MFWBA) selected Agriculture in the Classroom – Manitoba as the recipient of its first annual Agriculture Awareness Award

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Farmers, Food and Fun

The largest indoor agriculture show in Canada is coming to the Keystone Centre in Brandon

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