September 22, 2020 IAITC Coordinator Meeting

Youtube Recording of Meeting https://youtu.be/aJoWcJxHcUU IAITC PowerPoint for the Coordinator Meeting final-final-september-22-2020-coordinator-meetingDownload IAA Foundation Update iaaf-coor-meeting-september-2020-002Download FCAE Update fcae-aitc-report-9-21-20Download Midwest Dairy Update: Midwest-Dairy-sept-coordinators-meetingDownload Illinois Corn Growers Association Update il-corn-ag-in-the-classroom-fall-2020-update-4Download Illinois Soybean Information Check out information at https://www.ilsoy.org/about-soybeans/resources Link to Pod to Plate Story being read. https://youtu.be/IqwqiX_aq1k Check out IL Pork Producers info at https://ilpork.com/youth/education-resources Check … Continue reading September 22, 2020 IAITC Coordinator Meeting

Pumpkin PD in Your PJ’s

Thanks to everyone who joined us for our pumpkin-themed PD in Your PJ's! And a special thanks to Illinois Farm Bureau and your County Farm Bureaus for sponsoring our event. Here is the PowerPoint presentation from our session: pumpkin-pd-in-your-pjsDownload Here is the recorded Zoom Webinar: https://youtu.be/ku6y2enRY2A For those who would like a Certificate of Completion … Continue reading Pumpkin PD in Your PJ’s

Applesauce Day, Lisa Amstutz Author Visit

Applesauce Day by Lisa Amstutz Zoom Recording will be available here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RG4t_GMFP7A Lisa's website is at http://www.lisaamstutz.com/ Check out Lisa's new book series Let's Go to the.....Apple Orchard...Pumpkin Patch...Harvest Festival...Nature Center at https://www.capstonepub.com/library/products/lets-go-to-the-apple-orchard/ Looking for an orchard to visit to pick your own apples and make your own applesauce? Check out https://www.specialtygrowers.org/shoplocal

The Cultures of Agriculture, Part 3: Amber Waves of Terrain–Diverse Geographies, Cultures, and Crops

Thanks to everyone who attended our session this morning! See below for a collection of all the resources we referenced in our teacher training. First, here is a recording of the Zoom session: https://youtu.be/7440VcgmTkI Here is the PowerPoint presentation used today. In it are numerous links to additional resources. amber-waves-of-terrainDownload This is the short documentary … Continue reading The Cultures of Agriculture, Part 3: Amber Waves of Terrain–Diverse Geographies, Cultures, and Crops

The Cultures of Agriculture, Part 1: Accurate Ag, Powerful Stories, Diverse Voices

Session 1--Kevin Daugherty Session Video https://youtu.be/Dco4FqX3dE8 Session Powerpoint below accurate-ag-powerful-stories-diverse-voices-2Download Chat Feature comments accurate-ag-powerful-voices-chatDownload BIPOC and other Book List below bipoc-book-list-6.25.2020Download Garden in a Glove http://www.agintheclassroom.org/TeacherResources/InterestApproaches/Garden%20in%20a%20Glove.pdf Garden in a Glove Lab Sheet http://www.agintheclassroom.org/TeacherResources/InterestApproaches/Macoupin%20County%20-%20Garden%20in%20a%20Glove%20Lab.pdf What Land Works Best? From National AITC https://agclassroom.org/teacher/matrix/lessonplan.cfm?lpid=372&search_term_lp=what%20land%20works%20best Tops and Bottoms http://www.agintheclassroom.org/TeacherResources/InterestApproaches/tops&bottoms.pdf Urban Ag Mag http://www.agintheclassroom.org/TeacherResources/AgMags/URBAN_Interactive.pdf Wheat Grinding Activity (See page 3 … Continue reading The Cultures of Agriculture, Part 1: Accurate Ag, Powerful Stories, Diverse Voices

Pork Field Trip-July 2 with Zach Perkins, 2020 Illinois Pork Ambassador

Our recorded Zoom Presentation is available at https://youtu.be/hUdoYfanVW8 Zach's field trip video! https://youtu.be/aG22S3PoaOc Pork Nutrient Cycle https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EiD2L3bGSE8 Illinois AITC  Pork Ag Mag Illinois AITC Pork Reader Illinois AITC Pork Young Readers Breeds of Pigs  Animal Cares-Pork Cares Pork Bi-Products https://www.ted.com/talks/christien_meindertsma_how_pig_parts_make_the_world_turn?language=en Books! Pig 05049 by Christine Meindertsma Pigs and Pork in the Story of Agriculture by … Continue reading Pork Field Trip-July 2 with Zach Perkins, 2020 Illinois Pork Ambassador

Beef Field Trip-June 18, 2020 McKenzie Davison, Illinois Beef Association

Recorded Zoom presentation available here https://youtu.be/_Lpb6UqI_rs Welcome to our Beef Field Trip with McKenzie Davison, Illinois Beef Association Intern. https://youtu.be/6uIFD54ZW3U Illinois Animal Ag Leading Counties illnois-animal-ag-leading-countites-1Download Looking to purchase beef locally? https://www.illinoisbeef.com/membership/local-beef-directory Illinois AITC Ag Mag http://www.agintheclassroom.org/TeacherResources/AgMags/Beef%20Ag%20Mag%20for%20Web_FINAL.PDF Illinois AITC Beef Readers http://www.agintheclassroom.org/TeacherResources/TerraNova/clr_beefnews.pdf Illinois AITC Beef Young Readers http://www.agintheclassroom.org/TeacherResources/Young%20Reader%20Fact%20Sheets/BeefYoungReader.pdf Breeds of Cattle http://www.thecattlesite.com/breeds/beef/ Animal Health https://www.watchusgrow.org/2017/01/02/raising-kids-and-cattle-its-all-about-choices/Continue reading Beef Field Trip-June 18, 2020 McKenzie Davison, Illinois Beef Association

Dairy Field Trip-June 11, 2020 Hayley Jackson, Midwest Dairy Association

Recorded Zoom Presentation will be available here: https://youtu.be/0BVjd5fTWDU Welcome to our field trip...today we work with Hayley Jackson, 2020 Midwest Dairy Association Intern.   https://youtu.be/btctFusQbC0 We are all about Dairy this Week!  Be sure to check out our facebook page lesson site http://www.beyondthebarndoor.wordpress.com for lots of lessons this week.   Additionally, If you didn’t catch the … Continue reading Dairy Field Trip-June 11, 2020 Hayley Jackson, Midwest Dairy Association

June 4 Summer Field Trip: Grand Prairie Farm, Natalie Pratt

Following today's farm field trip, please fill out this quick reflection by Tuesday, June 9. Then we will send you a Certificate of Completion for today's session. Unfortunately, due to technical issues, we were unable to recored the entire meeting. The portion we could record is at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nscwk-JDOXc Welcome to our field trip...today we head … Continue reading June 4 Summer Field Trip: Grand Prairie Farm, Natalie Pratt