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In the Workplace: Careers in Agriculture
Welcome to the "In the Workplace: Careers in Agriculture" Course! Did you know that there are hundreds of career opportunities within agriculture? Agriculture touches every corner of our lives, from the food we eat to the clothes we wear. It’s an exciting profession to work in! Today you will have a chance to learn all about careers in agriculture. We will chat with farmers, scientists, educators, and businesspeople to learn more about how you can be involved in agriculture someday!
In the Hive with the Beekeeper
Did you know that honeybees are responsible for pollination? Today, we will learn all about bees and their role in our daily lives. You’ll get to visit some actual beehives and even meet a beekeeper!
“Hero for the Hungry” Educator’s Guide
This guide was developed to accompany the book, Hero for the Hungry: The Life and Work of Norman Borlaug. Hero for the Hungry is a moving and informative biography of the 20th-century American agriculture scientist whose innovations in crop varieties founded the Green Revolution and fed hundreds of millions of people around the world.
There are 13 lessons for grades 6-10.
2021 Food And Farm Facts Pocket Guides
Food and Farm Facts Pocket guides are bite-size versions of the Food and Farm Facts Book! Each guide features some of the most popular infographics from Food and Farm Facts. Come in packs of 100
2021 Food And Farm Facts Book & Map
The 2021 Food and Farm Facts series features interesting and educational facts about food in America - how and where it is grown, and who produces it. Color photographs and USA Today-style graphics illustrate the many fascinating facets of today’s agriculture. The series includes a 33-page book with map insert.
My American Farm STEM Flyer
Check out this flyer all about the different ways My American Farm can help with teaching STEM!
The Biggest, The Baddest, The Best Machines
Check out this video on all the coolest tractors and machines availble today!
Space Age Farming
Check out this video on the robotic weeder from the University of Illinois!
California Antique Tractors
Check out this video on antique tractors in Calfornia!
Check out this video on moving cattle!
Farm to Food Truck Challenge - Promo Video
Watch this video to learn about the Farm to Food Truck Purple Plow Challenge!
Farm to Food Truck Challenge - Content Packet
Use this guide to gain background and contextual understanding of the Farm to Food Truck Challenge!
Purple Plow Challenge Guide
Use this guide to understand the Purple Plow Challenge design process.
Farm to Food Truck Challenge - Student Guide
Use this resource with your students as they participate in the Farm to Food Truck Purple Plow Challenge!
Farm to Food Truck Challenge - Facilitator Guide
Two percent of the U.S. population is directly involved in production agriculture. Too often, people do not truly understand where their food comes from. This challenge addresses the lack of awareness around agriculture production and the process that food takes from farmer to consumer. The final product of this challenge is to create a food truck that analyzes the farm to fork process. Through this challenge, students will become more aware about how food travels from the farm to their community through this exciting challenge.
Cattle Ranch Riddle Challenge - Promo Video
Watch this video to learn about the Cattle Ranch Riddle Purple Plow Challenge!
Cattle Ranch Riddle Challenge - Lesson Packet
Use this lesson guide as you begin implementing the Cattle Ranch Riddle Challenge!
Cattle Ranch Riddle Challenge - Student Guide
Use this guide with your students as they start the Cattle Ranch Riddle Purple Plow Challenge.
Cattle Ranch Riddle Challenge - Facilitator Guide
There are multiple factors at play and many cattle ranchers must consider many things when running their operation. Today’s beef is produced using fewer resources than ever before, but there is still more to be done. Through this challenge, students will become more aware of the intricacies of beef production. After thoughtful research to evaluate how these challenges exist globally, nationally, and locally, students will design, test, and demonstrate a solution that optimizes production as well as economic, environmental, and social needs.
Protect the Pollinators Challenge - Promo Video
Pollinator populations are shrinking, and several factors are contributing to this disturbing globalc trend. There are growing concerns as to what the impact will be on food production. Through this challenge, students will become more aware of the important role pollinators play in our daily lives and how to help protect the various populations. After thoughtful research, students will design, test and demonstrate a solution that will sustain or improve pollinator well-being.