Corn: Feed, Food, Fuel & More

Corn is McLean County & Illinois’ top crop – but where does it all go? Find out with these learning activities!

McLean County (IL) teachers can request ag mags and ethanol activity kits for their classroom: Click here

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Corn Ag-tivities

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Corn Videos

Ethanol: From Field to Fuel

Did you know there’s corn in your car’s gas tank? Almost all of the gasoline sold in the U.S. contains ethanol – a biofuel made most often from corn. Check out these learning activities to learn more about ethanol!

McLean County (IL) teachers can request ag mags and ethanol activity kits for their classroom: Click here

Online Reading Materials

Ag-tivities

Books to Read – set up a FREE account on www.openlibrary.org to read these online books for FREE!

Ethanol Videos

From Farm To Baseball

Take agriculture out to the ballgame! Actually, agriculture is already there because without farms, there would be no baseball!

Learn more about the farm to baseball connection with these ag-tivities!

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Baseball Videos

Farm Fresh Podcast: Why Two Crops?

Driving through rural areas of central Illinois, you may notice that two main crops dominate the landscape. Why do Midwestern farmers focus on growing corn and soybeans?

Explore the how these crops came to be such a big part of agriculture in the area with Don Meyer, Illinois State University lecturer in this week’s Farm Fresh Podcast.

Listen for the Farm to Table segment every Wednesday on WJBC radio at 12:45 p.m.

Farm Fresh Answers Podcast
Farm Fresh Answers Podcast
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