Football and Agriculture

 

Click on the “agriculture and football” link below for a copy of the graphic organizer for this video:

agriculture_and_football

https://www.mindmeister.com/753053978/agriculture-and-football

 Pig Skins

http://www.straightdope.com/columns/read/829/why-is-a-football-called-a-pigskin

Leather in Footballs from IL

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/16/sports/football/16cnchorween-ag.html?_r=0

 Cotton and Consumers

http://www.cotton.org/pubs/cottoncounts/upload/Cotton-and-the-Consumer.pdf

 Soy based Football Turf!

http://unitedsoybean.org/article/soy-backed-turf-scores-again/

 Best Grass for Football Fields

http://sportsgrass.com/football/index.html

 Illinois Corn

http://agintheclassroom.org/TeacherResources/AgMags/Corn%20Ag%20Mag%20for%20SmartBoard7.pdf

Popcorn

http://www.popcorn.org/Facts-Fun/Our-Story

 Farmington

http://www.dist265.com/schools/farmington_central_high_school

Mattoon

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mattoon_High_School

Hoopeston Corn Jerkers

http://www.ihsa.org/IHSAState/IHSAStateArticles/tabid/768/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/275/Hoopeston-Area-CORNJERKERS.aspx

 DeKalb

http://www.gliddenhomestead.org/barbedwire.html

Staley Bears

http://staleymuseum.com/history-of-the-staley-bearschicago-bears/

Westville IL Football Night Lights

http://www.commercial-news.com/news/local_news/westville-still-first-to-football-fans/article_b738d558-4783-529a-b21b-0674640d6078.html

NFL Fuel Up to Play 60

agriculture_and_footballhttps://www.fueluptoplay60.com/

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