Teaching Materials

Welcome to the Educator Resources section of the Knowledge Center. As a networking agent, it is our goal to help share information about agriculture with a wide variety of audiences. We will be posting lesson plan ideas, teaching tools and other resources here to help formal and non-formal educators share the agricultural story with children, youth, and adults in a variety of ways!

We hope that you will take the time to visit this page for ideas – and to share some of your own! If you have a suggestion or variation on a posted idea or lesson we would love for you to share it so that we can all learn and expand our options! If you have a lesson you would like to share, please feel free to email the Knowledge Center team via the Contact Us option at the bottom of the screen with your idea and pictures!

We look forward to helping to share fun and unique ways to teach about agriculture!


The Knowledge Center Team


May Is Beef Month!

May is beef month - and we're excited to be able to share some beef fun facts with you!
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New Resource for Youth and Agriculture!

Are you an ag educator looking to for some help and resources to engage and educate young people in agriculture?  Or maybe you are a student looking for more information about agriculture?  USDA has launched a new website that is a great resource!
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What's In A Slice?

Pizza!  It's one of America's favorite foods...in fact, according to USDA's about 1 in 8 Americans eats pizza on any given day.  Even more interesting?  Americans eat more than 350 slices each second...which adds up to 100 acres of pizza a day! (One acre is equal to about the size of a football field).  But did you know you can't have pizza with agriculture?
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Assorted Ag Fact Sheets

This is a collection of fact sheets about different ag sections and ag products.
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When is a Lamb Chop More Than a Lamb Chop?

4-H and FFA programs teach so much...and community support of these programs is incredibly important to keep them going!  Check out this infographic that shows the added value of buying a 4-H/FFA Livestock Sale lamb to see just how much everyone gains.
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