Easter and Agriculture

Graphic Organizer

https://www.mindmeister.com/812133173/easter-and-agriculture

Blank Graphic Organizer

https://mm.tt/879988086?t=JR6AMsr66k

 Easter’s moveable date

http://time.com/3758654/easter-date-change/

https://www.timeanddate.com/calendar/determining-easter-date.html

Easter spending

https://nrf.com/media/press-releases/nrf-says-easter-spending-will-reach-173-billion

http://time.com/money/4269806/easter-spending-facts-chocolate-peeps/

http://fortune.com/2016/03/18/easter-spending-halloween/   

 Easter Candy and Agriculture

  1. Reese’s Mini Peanut Butter Chocolate Eggs (53%)
  2. Chocolate bunnies (48%)
  3. Jelly beans (48%)
  4. Hershey’s Eggs (45%)
  5. Peeps (34%)

Peanut Butter Egg

http://www.collectingcandy.com/wordpress/?p=9669

Chocolate Hollow Bunnies

A History of Chocolate Bunnies

Jelly Belly –Gustav Goelitz—Bellville IL

https://www.jellybelly.com/company-history

Chocolate Eggs

http://www.chocolatetradingco.com/magazine/features/history-chocolate-easter-eggs

Peeps Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IWBdOMHoD-U

Malted Milk Balls

http://www.wisegeek.com/what-are-malted-milk-balls.htm

Easter Inventions—Hinged Egg and Plastic Grass

https://www.articleonepartners.com/blog/Top-5-Easter-Inventions/

http://recognizinginnovation.com/3613/easter-patents/

Inventor’s Secret

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Peeps Milk!

https://www.prairiefarms.com/peeps/

Lamb

http://www.illinoissheep.net

https://agcensus.usda.gov/Publications/2012/Full_Report/Volume_1,_Chapter_1_State_Level/Illinois/st17_1_028_031.pdf

Rabbits

https://agcensus.usda.gov/Publications/2012/Full_Report/Volume_1,_Chapter_1_State_Level/Illinois/st17_1_034_036.pdf

Pork

https://agcensus.usda.gov/Publications/2012/Full_Report/Volume_1,_Chapter_1_State_Level/Illinois/st17_1_020_023.pdf

http://www.ilpork.com/about/il-pork-facts

Chickens and Eggs

3,700 farms, 4 million laying hens

https://agcensus.usda.gov/Publications/2012/Full_Report/Volume_1,_Chapter_1_State_Level/Illinois/st17_1_032_033.pdf

http://www.aeb.org/farmers-and-marketers/ftip/laying-house

Take a tour of a Cage Free Chicken Barn at Pearl Valley eggs at

http://www.watchusgrow.org/about-us/facebook-videos

Vegetables to dye eggs

http://www.thekitchn.com/how-to-make-vibrant-naturally-dyed-easter-eggs-holiday-projects-from-the-kitchn-112957