Back to School with Agriculture!

Back to School with Agriculture!

Welcome to the new school year! Agriculture is an important part of nearly all aspects of our daily lives. As students return to school this fall, be sure to show them all the amazing connections between their new school supplies and agriculture! You can request our "Back to School with Agriculture" posters for free from your local county ag literacy coordinator

Check out our "Back to School with Ag" lesson to further show students the role agriculture plays in the supplies they use at school every day.

Welcome to an exciting new school year! We are here to help you find new ways to incorporate agriculture themes into your content area classroom this year.


Rows of Resources: Corn and Soybean Activities

Thanks to April showers aplenty this year, most Illinois farmers will spend the first part of this month planting rows and rows of Illinois' top agriculture commodities: corn and soybeans, and we will follow suit by sharing rows and rows of our favorite corn and soybean resources!

STEM and Inquiry in Agriculture

Fun, hands-on activities to get students thinking and problem solving by carrying out STEM and inquiry challenges with connections to agriculture.

Everything Earth Day: Earth Day & Sustainability Resources

As the weather warms into spring, many teachers and students are antsy to start getting back outside during the school day. Over 95% of primary and secondary schools across the country do just that on April 22nd each year - Earth Day! This month on the blog, we will highlight our favorite Earth Day and Sustainability activities that you can use to help you celebrate.