A Variety of Resources Available!

Available Resources

Seasonal Produce Chart

Questions & Answers Brochure


Some “top picks” for downloading!

Energy Quiz
Udderly Amazing Dairy Facts
Ag fact sheet with cartoon farmer
Farm Characteristics
Safety Exhibit
Potato Question & Answer Sheet
Word Games with Farm Animals
Cows produce how many gallons?
Coloring Book – A & B
Coloring Book – C & D
Coloring Book – E & F


Commodity brochures to download and share!


Some “ideas & tools” for county fairs!

Farm Families 
Soybean – Seed to Harvest 
Pumpkin Plant
Round Bale Maze – which could feature an A to Z Agriculture Fact Trail
Feed Board with Cut Outs


NEW Dairy Breed Banners

The New York Farm Bureau Foundation, Ag in the Classroom, and the New York State Fair Association have partnered together to create six dairy breed banners, which are now available for you to download. These banners are set up for 2′ x 3′ banner or poster print but can be altered to print to your needs.

Brown Swiss
Milking Shorthorn


Some “top picks” for reading!

All About Seeds by Susan Kuchalla
Troll Associates, New Jersey (c) 1982
A wonderful resource for children to learn about seeds. The book describes many different seeds and illustrates with pictures of the seeds and the plants as they grow.
Recommended Age Range: K-2
ISBN: 0-89375-659-8

Corn by Elaine Landau
Children’s Press (c) 2000
Examines the history, cultivation, and uses of corn.
Recommended Age Range: 8 to 10
ISBN: 0516267590

Eating the Alphabet Fruits & Vegetables from A to Z by Lois Ehlert
Harcourt, Inc. (c) 1996 An alphabetical tour of the world of fruits and vegetables, from apricot and artichoke to yam and zucchini. Recommended Age Range: Infant to preschool
ISBN: 0-15-224436-0

Eating the Alphabet: Fruits and Vegetables from A to Z by Lois Ehlert
Harcourt (c) 1993
An alphabetical tour of the world of fruits and vegetables, from apricot and artichoke to yam and zucchini.
Recommended Age Range: 5 to 8
ISBN: 0-152-24436-0

Grapes to Raisins by Inez Snyder
Pub. Date: September 2005
Series: Welcome Books: How Things Are Made
Age Range: 5 to 7
ISBN: 0516255282

Hooray for Dairy Farming! by Bobbie Kalman
Crabtree Publishing Company (c) 1997
This book looks at life on a dairy farm, describing how the cows are housed, fed, cared for, and milked.
Recommended Age Range: Grades K-3
ISBN: 0-86505-650-1

Horsepower by Cris Peterson
Boyds Mills Press (c) 1997
Draft horses such as Clydesdales, Percherons, and Belgians are described in words and pictures and shown to be powerful co-workers on farms, past and present.
Recommended Age Range: 6 to 9
ISBN: 1-563-97626-9

How Do Apples Grow? by Betsy Maestro
Harper Collins (c) 1993
Describes the life cycle of an apple from its initial appearance as a spring bud to that point in time when it becomes a fully ripe fruit.
Recommended Age Range: 5 to 9
ISBN: 0-06-445117-8

I Like Potatoes by Jennifer Julius
Pub. Date: March 2000
Series: Good Food Series
Age Range: 5 to 7
ISBN: 051623059X

Life on a Cattle Farm by Judy Wolfman
Lerner Publishing Group (c) 2001
Meet Adam Smith. He lives on an American beef cattle farm, and he is here to tell what his life is like. He discusses the care given to pregnant cows and newborn calves, the jobs of feeding, disease prevention, cleaning the barn, mending fences, raking the hay and getting the cattle ready for sale.
Recommended Age Range: 5 to 9
ISBN: 1575055163

Lily’s Garden by Deborah Kogan Ray
Roaring Brook Press
Lily’s Garden creates a calendar of the year seen through the lens of things planted, grown, and harvested and dramatized in Lily’s letters and phone calls to her far-away grandparents. The procession of months and the change of seasons in a Northeast farm community, and ultimately the passage of an entire year in the garden are celebrated in this captivating and informative book. The entire food and fiber system from seed to table is outlined. Ray’s colorful and detailed art is perfectly suited to the natural setting.
Recommended Age Range: 6 to 9
ISBN: 0761315934

Pigs by Gail Gibbons
Holiday House (c) 1999
Examines the basic characteristics, common breeds, intelligence, behavior, life cycle, and uses of pigs.
Recommended Age Range: 5 to 8
ISBN: 0-8234-1441-8

Sugarbush Spring by Marsha Wilson Chall
HarperCollins Publishers (c) 2000
As winter melts into spring, Rosie and her grandfather collect sap, and then the whole family works together to make maple syrup.
Recommended Age Range: 6 to 12
ISBN: 0688149073