Find a bushel full of resources and hands-on activities for learning all about apples!
Apple Ag in a Bag
McLean County (IL) teachers can request ag mags and apple activity kits for their classroom: Click here
Online Reading Materials
- PK – 2nd grade:
- 3rd – 5th grades
- 6th & up
Books to Read – set up a FREE account on 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.
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More Apple Videos:
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.
Did you know McLean County Agriculture contributes $1.6 billion dollars annually to the local economy? Plus supports about 6,500 jobs in the region?
Find out more about how farming fuels our communities plus a look at what we grow and why with Illinois Farm Bureau economist, Mike Doherty in this week’s Farm Fresh Podcast.
Listen every week for the Farm to Table segment at 12:45 p.m. on WJBC Radio.
McLean County Ag in the Classroom provides FREE resources – books, lesson plans, hands-on activities & supplies to local schools! All materials are
Click here to learn more or listen to this week’s Farm to Table segment with Ag in the Classroom coordinator, Bridget Caldwell.
Tune in every week for the Farm to Table segment Wednesdays at 12:45 p.m. on WJBC Radio.
Hear about the highlights of the 2017 McLean County Fair with manager, Mike Swartz in this week’s Farm to Table podcast.
Tune in every week for the Farm to Table segment on WJBC Radio Wednesday’s at 12:45 p.m..