Grades 6-8 (DVD 17 min.)
This exciting, fast-paced video is a great way for students to learn about how agriculture connects to their lives. Animation, fun facts and farmers tell the story of agriculture and how it relates to economics, science and business. Interwoven through the commodity stories of corn, cotton, apples, dairy and soybeans are important concepts such as: biodegradable properties, renewable resources, biotechnology, foreign trade, pest management, conservation practices and food quality.
Lesson plans associated with this video can be found on the National Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix.