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

Online Reading Materials

Corn Ag-tivities

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

Corn Videos

2021 Ag Science Grants

From studying soil to exploring animals – the possibilities are almost endless!

Apply for an Ag Science Grant from McLean County Farm Bureau Foundation to add hands-on learning to your classroom. Pick one of the recommended kits (see examples below) or submit your own idea!

Need ideas? Check out the kit list or see last year’s winners here!

Application deadline is Feb. 1, 2021

Click here to apply.

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

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

Virtual Field Trip to Heap’s Giant Pumpkin Farm

Heap’s Giant Pumpkin Farm from Illinois Agricultural Assoc. on Vimeo.

Click here for the Q & A

More Pumpkin 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

Virtual Field Trip to Braeutigam Orchards

Braeutigam Orchards from Illinois Agricultural Assoc. on Vimeo.

Click here for the Q & A

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