What is Ag in the Classroom (AITC)? An educational program, sponsored by the North Carolina Farm Bureau, dedicated to fostering a better understanding
of the importance of agriculture in North Carolina.
Our Mission Provide quality materials and instruction to public and
private school teachers enabling them to instill in students an appreciation
for our state's food and fiber production, the people involved with the various stages of that production, and the industry's statewide economic
How do I teach students
about ag? Ag in the Classroom provides teachers
with competency-based, grade level specific lesson plans which introduce information about agriculture to students as they are learning the required
competencies at the various grade levels.
What is the AITC Foundation?
The North Carolina Farm Bureau
Foundation for Ag in the Classroom is a nonprofit organization that operates
exclusively for educational and charitable purposes.The Foundation provides financial support for the development of
understanding and teaching of agriculture in the classroom through training
programs and materials for teachers, educational programs for students,
textbook review, and grants to individuals and organizations for
agricultural educational purposes.