MN AgMag14 hours agoMinnesota Agriculture in the Classroom added 7 new photos.We had a fantastic time on our Northern Minnesota Teacher Tour! Thank you to the U of M North Central Research & Outreach Center for hosting our group to share details about Brassica crops, potatoes, wild rice and beef cattle. Thanks to Little Timber Farms, LLC for hosting a fantastic Farm Dinner!
MN AgMag1 day agoLB Pork Inc is a progressive, family run swine and crop farm operation located in Northrop, Minnesota. Teachers attending the Summer teacher Tour from July 26-27th will have the opportunity to visit LB Pork and learn more about how they farm!
MN AgMag2 days agoIt is never too early to think about lessons for the next school year! Teach students about history and agriculture with this lesson for 6-8th grade students. Students will explore the importance of wheat in the development of culture by learning about the advent of agriculture, discussing wheat cultivation in ancient Egypt, threshing a head of wheat with their hands, and making a corn dolly out of wheat stems.#MaitcMatrixMonday Learn more at https://minnesota.agclassroom.org/matrix/lessonplan.cfm?lpid=532
MN AgMag5 days agoGrapes are a growing industry in Minnesota! In fact, from 2002 to 2012, MN grape farms increased from 134 to 349 and acreage increased from 222 to 1,012 acres! #FarmFactFriday