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Forage quality is defined in various ways but is often poorly understood. The purpose of this publication is to provide information about forage quality, factors affecting forage quality, forage testing, analysis and reporting, and other related information that can be used to increase animal performance and producer profit.
This teacher’s guide to The Man Who Fed The World book contains modules and instructional materials designed to help high school students examine the elements of sustainable international development efforts, specifically with respect to the role agriculture plays in spurring economic transformation and growth in developing countries.
This book tells the story of Nobel Peace Prize recipient Norman Borlaug, a man who saved hundreds of millions of lives from starvation by introducing simple technologies such as corn hybrids and short-straw, disease-resistant wheat to farmers in developing countries.
Previous AFBFA Book of the Year winner!
This bundle comes with 1 copy of John Deere, That’s Who!, 1 copy of the Educator guide and 1 set of 30 Ag Innovations Ag Mags.
John Deere, That’s Who! Is the winner of the 2018 Book of the Year Award. This hard cover book explores the life of John Deere and his invention of the steel plow. The charming book is perfect for 5-8 year old readers to enjoy and learn about one of agriculture’s biggest names.
This ed guide accompanies the book “John Deere That’s Who!” and contains 6 activities. Grades K-2. All lessons are aligned to National Learning Standards, Common Core and the Pillars of Agricultural Literacy.
Ag Innovations Ag Mag:
This nonfiction text reader is best for grades 3-5. Each set comes in a classroom pack of 30 ag mags. Discover exciting improvements throughout American agricultural history and innovations leading change today in this newsprint style reader.
Winner of the 2018 Book of the Year Award. This hard cover book explores the life of John Deere and his invention of the steel plow. The charming book is perfect for 5-8 year old readers to enjoy and learn about one of agriculture’s biggest names. Don’t forget to check out the Ag innovations Ag Mag and the accompanying John Deere That’s Who Educator guide.
How are drones, satellites, and sensors used to produce your food? Check out how modern agriculture uses technology to monitor and assist with plan growth involved from seed to mature plant. Highlighted Careers: Plant Scientist, Information Technology Programmer, Mechanical Engineer
How do we feed more people, with less resources? The population is continuing to grow, and yet we are faced with a limited amount of land and water for the production of food. Let’s see how people working in agriculture are working on this challenge. Highlighted Careers: Farmer, Plant Scientist, Mechanical Engineer
You must navigate your tractor through the maze of this field to the silo, where you will store your grain! Farmers today use GPS (Global Positioning Systems) to carefully navigate through their fields. A computer in the tractor connects to a satellite to guide the tractor!