World Series

You-Tube Video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E3tr-Kn0Zo8

Graphic organizer

https://www.mindmeister.com/775110416/world-series

Blank graphic organizer

https://www.mindmeister.com/782276985/world-series-copy

Bats

https://www.sluggermuseum.com/about-us/faqs

https://www.sluggermuseum.com/about-us/our-history

Baseballs

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/a-brief-history-of-the-baseball-3685086/?no-ist

http://agintheclassroom.org/TeacherResources/AgMags/Beef%20Ag%20Mag%202013%20for%20Smartboard_2.pdf

Turf

http://www.baseballpilgrimages.com/grass-at-major-league-ballparks.html#cubs

http://www.bushturf.com/about-bush-turf.html

 Ivy

http://www.thisdayinchicagocubshistory.com/Wrigley-Ivy.html

Wrigley

http://www.wrigley.com/global/about-us/the-story-of-wrigley.aspx

 Peanuts

http://www.agmrc.org/commodities-products/nuts/peanut-profile/

Cracker Jack

http://www.fritolay.com/snacks/product-page/cracker-jack

 Jake Arrieta –

 http://www.espn.com/mlb/player/_/id/30145/jake-arrieta

 Ben Zobrist

 http://www.espn.com/mlb/player/_/id/28536/ben-zobrist

 Questions

What type of wood are most Louisville Slugger bats made from?  White Ash or Maple

 

 

 

 

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Farm Drainage

Access a completed graphic organizer

https://www.mindmeister.com/774824541/tile-drainage

Access a blank graphic organizer

https://www.mindmeister.com/775110416/copy-of-tile-drainage

Access the You-Tube Video here  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9unn7ifZdRc

 

HISTORY OF TILE DRAINAGE

http://web.extension.illinois.edu/bioreactors/history.cfm

 http://www.corrugated-pipe.com/some-history-of-drain-tile-your-dose-of-trivia-for-the-day/

 TILE DRAINAGE IN US

 http://genevahistoricalsociety.com/visit/johnston-house/

 https://www.ars.usda.gov/ARSUserFiles/50301500/TheExtentofFarmDrainageintheUnitedStates.pdf

 TILE DRAINAGE and NITROGEN

http://draindrop.cropsci.illinois.edu/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Ten-Ways-to-Reduce-Nitrate-Loads_IL-Extension-_2016.pdf

Nitrogen

http://www.visionlearning.com/en/library/Earth-Science/6/The-Nitrogen-Cycle/98

4R Nutrient Stewardship Information

http://www.nutrientstewardship.com/

 QUESTIONS

  1. What portion of IL is most likely to be tile drained? (northern 2/3)
  2. What nationality was John Johnston that brought tile drainage to the US? (Scottish)
  3. Name two advantages of tile drained soil (warmer and dryer soil to plant earlier)
  4. In addition to soil, where can you find nitrogen in nature? (the atmosphere)
  5. Name the 4 Rs. (Right Source, Right Rate, Right Place, Right Time)

Check out this new music parody…..”Love Your Nutrients

video link here https://youtu.be/MzqIHso1xLI

A visit to USDA

Graphic Organizer here:

https://www.mindmeister.com/769113149/usda

Video link here  https://youtu.be/AqIstCCip6A

 

Lincoln Establishes

https://www.nal.usda.gov/act-establish-department-agriculture

 The People’s Department

http://blogs.usda.gov/2012/05/11/secretarys-column-the-peoples-department-150-years-of-usda/

 George Washington

http://www.peggythomaswrites.com/FarmerGeorge.html

Thomas Jefferson

http://www.peggythomaswrites.com/Thomas-Jefferson.html

 Jimmy Carter

http://money.cnn.com/gallery/news/economy/2014/07/03/presidents-minimum-wage/7.html

 Foreign Animal Disease and Interstate Commerce Act/Animal Quarantine

http://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/informational/aboutfsis/history

Pure Food and Drug Act

http://www.fda.gov/AboutFDA/WhatWeDo/History/Origin/ucm054819.htm

 Extension/Hatch and Smith Lever Acts

https://nifa.usda.gov/history

USDA Leadership

http://www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usda/usdahome?contentidonly=true&contentid=bios_vilsack.xml

USDA Budget

http://www.usda.gov/documents/usda-fy16-budget-factsheet.pdf

 USDA Food and Nutrition Services

http://www.fns.usda.gov/about-fns

 Questions:

  1. What President established the USDA?  (Lincoln)
  2. What President was the last that had direct farm connections? (Carter)
  3. Who is the current Secretary of Agriculture (Vilsack)
  4. What is the largest portion of the budget for USDA currently (Food Security)
  5. How you most closely connected to the USDA (your local extension)