Virtual Teacher Training: Row Crops

Learn about our top crops in Illinois – row crops like corn & soybeans with two one hour virtual sessions. These FREE sessions are at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, July 6 and Tuesday, July 13.

Those who attend the first session and fill out a reflection will be mailed a box of goodies for the “interactive” session on July 13. Limited to the first 50 who submit a reflection.

Register here.

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!

Soybean Ag in a Bag

McLean County (IL) teachers can request Soybean ag mags and activity kits for their classroom: Click here

Reading Materials & Ag-tivities

Soy Recipes

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


Meet an Illinois Soybean Farmer

IAITC I Grow Soybeans from Illinois Agricultural Assoc. on Vimeo.

National Ag in the Classroom Virtual Summit

Check out the line-up of virtual workshops from National Ag in the Classroom June 24-25!

Each workshop will have a separate Zoom link & you will can register for just one workshop or all of them! (Note: times listed below are central time)

  • 8 a.m. Scrambled States of America (elementary)
  • 9:30 a.m. Cattle, Pigs, and Turkeys – Oh My! (all grades)
  • 11 a.m. Hands-On, Problem-Based Learning Where Students Explore and Create (all grades)
  • 12:30 p.m. Driving STEM – Super Soybean Car (all grades)
  • 2 p.m. Hydroponics in Classrooms: Inexpensive Projects and Curriculum for Indoor Gardening (elementary)
  • 3:30 p.m. Bringing the Farm to the Classroom through Virtual Farm Trips (all grades)

Click here for complete descriptions & presenter bios.

Register here

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