Plenty of Pumpkins

Find a plenty of resources and hands-on activities for learning all about pumpkins! McLean County (IL) teachers can request ag mags and pumpkin 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!

Pumpkin Recipes to Try

Videos

All About Apples

Find a bushel full of resources and hands-on activities for learning all about apples! McLean County (IL) teachers can request ag mags and apple 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!

Apple Recipes to Try

Videos

Virtual Field Trip to Braeutigam Orchards

 

Show Us Your Sprouts Contest

Submit a photo of the seeds you sprouted for a chance to win a prize!

Free vegetable/flower seeds were included in the Grab & Go Bags at the Taste of McLean County Fair Food Fest event Aug. 5-9, 2020.

Show Us Your Sprouts Contest Rules:

  • Show us your sprouts contest is for youth ages 12 & younger
  • To enter, please submit a photo of your seeds growing – can be in a pot/container or in the ground
  • Prizes will be drawn randomly
  • Prize packs include a book, coupons/gift certicificates & more!
  • Your child does not need to be in the photo

Entry deadline: Aug. 31, 2020

Click here to submit your photo.

2020 Ag is Essential Coloring Contest

Youth ages 12 & younger can enter for the chance to win prizes in our Ag is Essential Coloring Contest! Submit a photo of your coloring page for a chance to win fun prizes!

Coloring pages can be picked up from the Grab & Go Table at the Taste of McLean County Fair Food Fest Aug. 5 – 9 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily at the McLean County Fairgrounds.

Coloring Contest Rules:

  • Coloring contest is for youth ages 12 & younger
  • Prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd & 3rd place in each age category
  • Your child does not need to be in the photo
  • Use any method of coloring you like: crayons, markers, colored pencils, etc
  • Prize packs include a book, coupons/gift certicificates & more!

Entry deadline: Aug. 31, 2020

Click here to enter

Super Soybeans

From food to feed for animals, fuel and much more soybeans can be found all around you! Find out more about the super soybean and how it grows with these activities, videos & more!

Reading Materials

Ag-tivities

  • Beanie Baby – sprout a soybean, see page 4 of the Soybean Ag Mag
  • Soybean Scavenger Hunt
  • Soybean plastic – be sure to have an adult help!

Books to Read – set up a FREE account on www.openlibrary.org to read these online books for FREE for 14 days!

Videos

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