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Ag Days 2024

Visit the Farm

Join us at the farm for Ag Day 2024

Disguise A Turkey

Help Turkey escape being Thanksgiving dinner by entering our Disguise a Turkey art contest

Ag Mags & Ag Venture Worksheets

4-Page Colorful Ag Magazines for Kids

The Illinois Farm Bureau® Ag Mags contain information about agriculture, bright pictures, classroom activities and agricultural careers. Contact Cook County Farm Bureau® to receive copies for your classroom. Keep scrolling to find the newly created Ag Ventures pages.


Bring Illinois agriculture into your classroom, adopt a farmer!

Teacher Workshops

We are proud to offer free workshops to Cook County teachers. Earn free PDCH. Materials and lessons provided, topics vary by season, always something new to look forward to!


Apply Now

K-12 Teachers in Illinois can apply for $250 Book Grants from IAITC that incorporate agriculture themes into content area classrooms.

Soil Science Kit

Ships to you, no need to return. Grades 4-8.

Summer Professional Development

Summer Academy

Summer Professional Development 2023

Has been cancelled

Multi-Disciplinary Agriculture Integrated Curriculum

Our learning lessons are multidisciplinary, all inclusive, and designed to bring agriculture to life in your classroom. We provide lesson plans, following subject areas: Soil•Insects/Pollinators•Illinois•Plants.

Teacher Resources

Illinois Ag in the Classroom

Illinois Ag in the Classroom is a great resource year-round. It's filled with teacher resources and workshops, as well as other informative articles.

National Ag in the Classroom Matrix

Online Curriculum Map for K-12 Teachers

The Matrix contextualizes national education standards in science, social studies, and nutrition education with relevant instructional resources linked to Common Core Standards.

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