Classroom Lessons

Wisconsin Ag in the Classroom offers lesson plans for PreK through high school grade levels about agriculture, agricultural careers and other topics. The program also networks with other commodity groups that develop lessons.

Check back frequently as lesson plans are being updated and new ones will be added regularly!

World of Corn

Grades 6-8, Grades Pre-k-5

The student version of the National Corn Growers Association’s publication. Updated every three years, this booklet has activities, word searches and coloring pages to learn about corn. The books are sponsored by the Wisconsin Corn Growers Association. Limit of 400 per order. World of Corn books can be ordered through our online store.

An Ag Career for You

Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12

The career pathways in agriculture and natural resources are featured in this booklet along with lists of related jobs. A listing of Wisconsin Universities, Colleges and Technical Colleges with agricultural degrees is featured. Career related activities are included too. Funds for printing and distribution are provided by sponsors and donors throughout the state. An Agricultural …

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This Business Called Agriculture

Grades Pre-k-5

This activity book for grades 3-5 highlights various crops, commodities, and animals grown, raised and produced in Wisconsin. Funds for printing and distribution are provided by sponsors and donors throughout the state. This Business Called Agriculture student booklets and teacher guides can be ordered through our online store.

Wisconsin Farm Facts

Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12

The Wisconsin Farm Facts Activity Sheet accompanies the 2019 Wisconsin Farm Facts Brochure. Downloads 2020 Wisconsin Farm Facts Activity Sheet (pdf)

Essay Contest Lessons & Activities

Grades Pre-k-5

This year’s essay contest topic is “How has Wisconsin agriculture affected your life today?” Our 2020 Book of the Year is “Right this very minute” by Lisl Detlefsen. The book and essay topic allow students to explore how agriculture affects us each day as we eat, the clothes we wear, careers around us, how it …

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Hands on Activities

Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Grades Pre-k-5

Hands-on learning is important for many students. In addition to being able to more fully understand educational and agricultural concepts, students will have fun completing these activities. This booklet provides step-by-step instructions and a list of materials needed for the activity to make coordinating educational activities fun and simple. Download

Soybean Science Kits

Grades 6-8

Wisconsin Agriculture in the Classroom through the support and sponsorship of the Wisconsin Soybean Marketing Board offers an exciting resource for educating Wisconsin students and teachers about soybeans and their many uses in food, household products, newspaper ink, and alternative fuels. The Soybean Science Kit is an engaging, interesting hands-on approach that teaches 4th to …

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World Dairy Expo

Grades Pre-k-5

World Dairy Expo, in Madison, Wisconsin, is the international gathering place for the Dairy Industry; no other event in the world compares. It offers the most elite combination of dairy cattle and exhibits in the world.

Growing Wisconsin 2019-20

Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12

Explore Wisconsin’s diverse agriculture industry by pursuing the Growing Wisconsin magazine.Growing Wisconsin is distributed annually by the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection.