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North Dakota Agriculture

Literature for Classroom Use

Authors Titles
Aliki Milk: From Cow to Carton
Cowley, Joy Mrs. Wishy-Washy’s Farm
Gibbons, Gail Corn
Farming
The Milk Makers
The Vegetables We Eat
Miller, Jane The Farm Alphabet Book
Web Links
North Dakota State University has links to the North Dakota Ag Mag, a magazine about agriculture for North Dakota students. Topics include North Dakota’s oilseeds, weeds, pulse crops and dry edible beans, beef, wheat, biofuels, corn, dairy, etc. Each link contains the student magazine along with the teacher’s guide. The North Dakota Ag Mag is a project of the North Dakota “Ag in the Classroom” Council, and is produced and published by the NDSU Extension Service.
Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom has over 90 pages of agriculture and farming children’s literature compiled by Illinois Farm Bureau. In addition, seven pages are dedicated to classifying the literature into categories (e.g., corn, cattle, general farm, etc.).
National Agriculture Day includes reading lists, resource books, posters, and videos on agriculture.
Videos
Vrrrooommm! Farming for Kids is a site where videos on farming (e.g., Dairy Farming for Kids DVD) can be purchased for around $10 to $15 each.
American Farm Bureau has a video that can be ordered entitled Ten Things Kids Want to Know About Farming