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Welcome to "In the Field with the Soil Experts"! Today, we will be expanding on what we learned in the Soils Ag Mag. You will get to dig deep into soil science and meet two experts along the way! Prepare to get your hands dirty as we learn about the ecosystem under our shoes!
Updated in 2023 to include our newest Ag Mags! This is a set of 29, including 1 of each of these Ag Mags:
Ag Innovations, Apple, Aquaculture, Beef, Bees, Careers, Corn, Cotton, Dairy, Energy, Entomology, Fall Foods, Farming Practices, Food Waste, Forestry, Natural Resources, Pizza, Plant Breeding, Pork, Poultry, School Garden, Sheep, Small Animals, Snacks, Soils, Soybeans, Specialty Crop, Specialty Livestock & Wheat
Picture book for 4-8 year olds. A delightful romp around farms through the seasons – and the many types of boots that are needed to get the job done.Grab your boots it's time to explore life on a farm! In joyful verse follow a diverse cast of families as they work together to care for crops and animals on their farms through spring, summer, fall and winter.Follow farming families as they work and play in boots, all year long. Whether it's springtime puddle-splashing, riding at the summer fair, or herding sheep into the barn in winter, there's a type of boot for every kind of weather and activity.
This educator’s guide was created to accompany “Farm Boots,” a book that explores seasons on the farm and the types of work that farmers do throughout the year. The five lessons cover science, math and English.
Best for K-2 learners.
Download an extra free lesson that is all about farm animal families!
Our first Ag Mag Mini! It is just like our Pizza Ag Mag but for K-2 grade learners. Learn about how pizza is made, toppings are grown and read interviews from real farmers.
Note: The download is for the educational standards addressed and sources; the Pizza Ag Mag Mini is not available in PDF download at this time.
In Explore Career Paths in Local Industries, students will use research to identify potential careers in local industries and prepare to conduct an informational interview using Google Docs.
Best for Middle - High School
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!
Can a quiet Iowa farm boy grow up to change the world? Norman Ernest Borlaug did. Norman Borlaug was the Father of the Green Revolution, saved millions from starvation, and won the Nobel Prize.
How? Science, true American grit, and a passion for helping those in need.
Can pursuing science help you and your future generation? This book is sure to inspire young learners!
Sidebars include topics such as a deeper dive into the science Norm was using to produce new and better wheat varieties, agronomy, wheat genes, stem rust, nutrients and more. Back matter includes a timeline of events and discoveries and a call to action for readers to use science to solve problems and do small things to help with hunger and food waste.
Hero for the Hungry is excellent for a science class learning about genetics, an agriculture class studying agronomy, or a history or English class looking for a well-written biography on a hero scientist.