Tomatosphere™: Sowing the Seeds of Discovery through Student Science

Home base on the moon. Boot prints on Mars. Visits to asteroids. With the world’s spacefaring nations looking beyond the space station to envision human missions to increasingly distant destinations, scientists have

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AgGrad – 30 Under 30 In Agriculture

AgGrad 30 Under 30 celebrates the young professionals shaping the future of agriculture.

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Innovature – Nourishing Tomorrow

Fostering a conversation about innovation in food and agriculture.

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Lettuce vs. Climate Change

Climate change threatens the Salad Bowl of the world. Researchers and plant breeders at UC Davis share how they are using new plant breeding methods to save it. This video

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AgExplorers

National FFA and Discovery Education have joined forces to create a robust, comprehensive career resource to help you explore the broad range of careers within the industry of agriculture. Agriculture has

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Upward – Volume 2, Issue 1

Dive into 2017’s first issue of Upward to learn about more of the fascinating research taking place on the International Space Station U.S. National Lab.

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Career Profiles

A Career Profiles PDF containing examples of successful careers in the seed and agricultural industries.

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Mom, Gardener, Plant Breeder

Ever wonder who is growing the food that feeds your family, and the world? Meet Jessie—a real-life mom, home gardener, and professional plant breeder—in a new video trailer from the

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Better Seed, Better Life

So many of the things that enhance our quality of life can be traced to a seed. The food we eat, the clothes we wear, the fuel that powers our

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First the Seed Foundation 4-year Education Plan

First the Seed Foundation (FTSF) is undertaking a new multi-year education outreach initiative. The following is an overview of the Strategic Plan for the outreach effort, including program objectives, target

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About First the Seed Foundation

The mission of the First the Seed Foundation is to conduct education, outreach and communication on the value of crops and food produced from seeds. We seek to establish the base

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First The Seed Foundation Donation Brochure

Your partnership with First The Seed Foundation, we can reach millions more students and parents about agriculture and careers. Help us raise the funds to further develop and distribute state-of-the-art seed science/career curricula

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Seed Industry Book List

If you’re interested in reading more about the past, present, and future of seeds and the seed industry, check out this list of books: American Dreamer: The Life and Times

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Agriculture Related Job Openings

The seed industry is a robust and growing industry in a very high-tech, science-based field that needs highly trained individuals in many disciplines. These links will give you various job

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How to Prepare for a Career in the Seed Industry

Seed Industry Resources Individuals who are interested in pursuing a career in agriculture and the seed industry will find these resources helpful in preparing for, and landing a job, in

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Career Profiles from the Seed and Agriculture Industries

There are many individuals in the seed and agriculture industries whose career success serves as an inspiration. Here is the story of one man whose ideas changed the world. Norman

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Preparing Students for a Career in Agriculture

No matter what age you are, you can start to prepare for a career in agriculture. The following documents will help you on your way: Career Handbook (hi-res, 13.8 Mb)

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Employment Opportunities in Agriculture

We’re living in an exciting time when new technologies are changing the face of agricultural production – and innovation in seed has played a major role in that transformation. Although

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Seeds on the Web

Check out these websites for interesting information on agriculture and the seed industry. National Pollinator Garden Network Information for public and private gardens that support pollinators. http://millionpollinatorgardens.org/resources/ Nutrients for Life

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The Science of Seeds

Throughout history, seeds have been critical to the survival of plants and animals. And for centuries scientists have worked to create new kinds of seeds that would deliver higher-yielding varieties

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